1252 N Austin Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

Judson Baptist Church

Construction date: documented 1923*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Builder:

Milton W. Pillinger

Style:

Church, Gothic Revival

Significant Owner(s):

Judson Baptist Church

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Religion

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story church in the Gothic Revival style built in 1923. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original stone. Limestone ornament and trim. The building has a high front gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and crenellated. Front gable flanked by two square towers at each corner. Rear/south addition has flat roof with parapet. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are replacement stained glass, Multiple-light fixed. Also multi-paned casement windows. Entry doors are at grade. There is a three story, rear and south side, brick addition. Church School.

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

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