1138-50 Washington Blvd Oak Park, Illinois USA

Washington Court Apartments

Construction date: approximate 1925

Style:

Apartment/multi-unit complex, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

Original building permit is not on file

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District, 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park Historic District, 1994

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 3.5-story multi-family residence in the Prairie School style built ca. 1925. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original brick and wood half-timbering. Limestone banding, details and trim. The building has a flat with parapet roof clad in original clay tiles and brackets. Windows are original wood, 5-light casements. Also 8/3 double-hung windows. There is a platform/stoop. Multiple entrances at grade with decorative limestone surrounds.

Description generated by RuskinARC.