703 Linden Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. F. Bancher House

Construction date: documented 1910*


Charles E. White, Jr.


C. H. Fargo


Side gable, Prairie School, Tudor Revival

Significant Owner(s):

W. F. Bancher


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 Prairie School style with Tudor Revival influences built in 1910. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco and original brick veneer. Base of front bay is clad in brick. The building has a side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one shed-roofed dormer. There is one front, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, Prairie Grid-light casements. There is a single-bay platform/stoop characterized by a flat canopy with bracket supports roof. There is a 1 and 2-story, side, frame/stucco addition. Residential addition.

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

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