210 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Frank Thomas House

Construction date: documented 1901*


Frank Lloyd Wright


Prairie, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

The house was listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 1972 (see attached)

Significant Owner(s):

Frank Thomas


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Associated Files:

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1901. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, rear slope, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, Geometric pattern-light stained glass. There is a recessed recessed porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Arched entryway with stucco sidewalls leading to entrance. There is a two-story, rear, frame/stucco addition. Designed by Tallmadge and Watson.

* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives.

Description generated by RuskinARC.