605 Linden Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

James F. Skinner House

Construction date: documented 1909*

Architect:

Charles E. White, Jr.

Builder:

Harper and Butendorff

Style:

Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

James F. Skinner

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1972

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1909. The structural system is masonry and stucco. Exterior walls are original brick and original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and four shed-roofed dormers. There is one side right, exterior, brick chimney and one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, Prairie Grid/1 double-hung sashes. There is a platform/stoop characterized by a hip-roofed canopy with bracket supports roof clad in asphalt shingles.

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

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