309 Linden Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William Kimball House

Construction date: documented 1892*


Foursquare, Neo-Classical

Significant Owner(s):

William Kimball


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

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Neo-Classical style built in 1892. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard. The building has a hip with flat center roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and dentils and four gabled dormers. There is one side left, side slope, decorative brick chimney. Windows are replacement aluminum clad wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a flat roof with doric wood posts. Four columns and two pilasters support an architrave with dentils and roof. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition.

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

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