700 Linden Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William H. Gardner House

Construction date: documented 1915*

Current name:

Edgar Rice Burroughs House no. 2

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Builder:

E. C. Carlson

Style:

Side gable, Colonial Revival

Significant Owner(s):

William H. Gardner

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style built in 1915. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and four gabled dormers. There is one rear, rear slope, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. There is a single-bay central platform/stoop characterized by a recessed arch roof with square pilasters stuccoed posts.

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

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