838 Fair Oaks Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

838 Fair Oaks Ave

Construction date: approximate 1912*

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School

 

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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built ca. 1912. The structural system is masonry and stucco. Exterior walls are original brick and original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three hip-roofed dormers. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are replacement aluminum, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on side walls brick piers. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition. Residential Side entry porch

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

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