318 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Arthur Heurtley House

Construction date: documented 1902*


Frank Lloyd Wright


Pillinger Brothers


Prairie, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

See attached National Historic Landmark nomination report

Significant Owner(s):

Arthur Heurtley


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture, 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture, 1972

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 1902. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in original wood shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original stained glass, Geometric pattern-light casements. There is a recessed recessed porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof. Brick veranda wall shelters entry. Brick arched opening into recessed entry.

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

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