417 N Kenilworth Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Simpson Dunlop House

Construction date: documented 1896*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Style:

Cross gable, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

Simpson Dunlop

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1896. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. The building has a cross gable roof clad in original wood shingles and paired brackets and three gabled dormers. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney and one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, wrap-around open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with paired ionic wood posts on square wood piers.

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

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