304 N Scoville Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

304 N Scoville Ave

Construction date: documented 1920*


Wolf, Sexton, Harper and Trueax


C. A. Sherman


Gable front, Colonial Revival

Significant Owner(s):

W. E. Grimm


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:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style built in 1920. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. Brick patterns, wood frieze and limestone details. The building has a gable front roof clad in replacement clay tiles with eave returns and two gabled dormers. New clay tile roof installed on house in 2017. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. 4/2 wood windows on porch. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in clay tiles with modern metal posts. Side entry porch.

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

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