123 S Marion St Oak Park, Illinois USA

Plaza Hotel

Construction date: documented 1892

Current name:

Carleton Hotel Annex

Architect:

George Mayo

Style:

Hotel, Eclectic, Romanesque Revival

Historical Summary:

See attached Historic Landmark nomination report. Building exterior and interior lobby are designated.

Significant Owner(s):

George Mayo, Mrs. W. E. Kidd

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park National Register District 1983
Designated at Local level : Oak Park Historic Landmark and Interior Landmark, 1998

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 4-story hotel in the Eclectic style with Romanesque Revival influences built in 1892. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Decorative transom windows. There is a single-story, recessed recessed entry characterized by an arched roof. There is a 4 story, rear, brick addition. Hotel addition of 31 rooms.

Description generated by RuskinARC.