226 N Grove Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

226 N Grove Ave

Construction date: approximate 1887*

Style:

Queen Anne.

2-1/2 story bay with gabled roof on north side

 

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 Queen Anne style built ca. 1887. The structural system is frame/stucco. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are historic stucco. Original wood clapboard and possibly shingles likely remains underneath stucco cladding. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and decorative bargeboard and one gabled dormer. There is one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with modern metal posts. Concrete landing and stairs. There is a two-story, side, frame/stucco addition. Residential addition.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.