227 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

227 Forest Ave

Construction date: approximate 1890*


Tudor Revival

Historical Summary:

Altered from Victorian design to Tudor Revival


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

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Tudor Revival style built ca. 1890. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame/stucco. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are historic stucco and wood half-timbering. The building has a dual hig hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and two multiple dormers. Front-facing gabled dormer and south-facing shed dormer. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. Decorative brackets on porch posts.

* Date source: Appears on 1895 Sanborn map

Description generated by RuskinARC.