423 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

John Kirkpatrick House

Construction date: documented 1889*


Gable front, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

John Kirkpatrick


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 cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Clipped side gables. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Several double-hung windows have decorative pattern in upper sash. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by a flat roof with turned wood posts.

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

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