301 N Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

301 N Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: documented 1913*

Builder:

J. H. Stephens and Son

Style:

Foursquare, Prairie School, Queen Anne

Historical Summary:

301 N Ridgeland Ave (originally N 64th Ave) is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. The original building permit on file is hard to read, and the original owners name is illegible.

 

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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style with Queen Anne influences built in 1913. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and historic vinyl siding. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and three gabled dormers. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Also leaded glass window on front porch. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a shed with hipped base roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts on side walls brick piers.

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

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