715 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

Medical Arts Building

Construction date: documented 1929*


Roy Hotchkiss


Harper & Stelzer


Commercial building, Art Deco

Significant Owner(s):

Charles B. Scoville


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:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 10-story office building in the Art Deco style built in 1929. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original terracotta and original brick. Terracotta has been painted, granite base, metal panels. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are original wood, 9-light fixed. Revolving door flanked by two doors below two levels of transom windows inside a two-story terracotta surround.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.