540 Fair Oaks Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William G. Fricke House

Construction date: documented 1902*

Architect:

Frank Lloyd Wright

Builder:

Pillinger Brothers

Style:

Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

William G. Fricke

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1973
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District 1972

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1902. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. Wood banding and trim. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Copper gutters. There is one front, front slope, stuccoed chimney and one rear, rear slope, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, Decorative-light casements. There is a platform/stoop on side walls stuccoed piers. Hidden side entry door.

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

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