539 N Ridgeland Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

539 N Ridgeland Ave

Construction date: approximate 1898*

Style:

Cross gable, Queen Anne

Historical Summary:

539 N Ridgeland Ave (originally N 64th Ave) is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District.

 

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 Queen Anne style built ca. 1898. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood clapboard and replacement wood shingles. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with turned wood posts.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.