The house was originally constructed in 1901 by an unknown architect and significantly altered into its present state in 1927 for Butler Firman by architect William Kramer.
Butler W. Firman
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
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource
This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Neo-Classical style built in 1927. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a high hip roof clad in original slate. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney and one side right, exterior, brick chimney. Massive brick chimneys are centered on the side facades, capped by three chimney pots. Windows are original wood, 10-light french doors. Also multi-paned wood 6/6 double-hung windows and smaller sizes. There is a two-story, single-bay central portico characterized by a pedimented temple front roof clad in slate with corinthian wood posts.
* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives.
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