419 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

R. I. Boyd House

Construction date: documented 1889*


Queen anne, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

R. I. Boyd


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 Queen Anne style built in 1889. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and original wood shingles. Decorative wood panels. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Octagonal turret at southeast corner. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with triple round wood posts. Arched opening within gabled roof. There is a single-story, side, frame addition.

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

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