232 N Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

232 N Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1912*

Architect:

Eben E. Roberts

Style:

Prairie School

Historical Summary:

232 N Ridgeland Ave (originally N 64th Ave) is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. The house was designed by Eben E. Roberts for owner Burt S. Davis in 1912.

Significant Owner(s):

Burt S. Davis

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1912. The structural system is frame/stucco. Exterior walls are original stucco. Decorative wood trim and banding. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one rear, rear slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. Windows have double-hung storm windows. There is a single-story, partial-width wrap-around open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts on side walls stuccoed piers.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.