640 N Grove Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

640 N Grove Ave

Construction date: documented 1921*

Architect:

Jerry Cerny

Builder:

Eureka Construction Company

Style:

Bungalow, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

Joseph E. Jones Company

 

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 1-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1921. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. Decorative wood trim. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts on side walls stuccoed piers.

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

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