722 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

722 Lake St

Construction date: documented 1924*


William C. Presto


August S. Caron and Son


Commercial building

Historical Summary:

This building was part of the 2005 Downtown Oak Park Survey. It was noted as a structure of merit. The brick building is one story with decorative brickwork and limestone trim. Two storefronts were changed in 1942 by owner C. B. Scoville, Jr. and architect Roy Hotchkiss.

Significant Owner(s):

Charles B. Scoville


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story commercial building built in 1924. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. Stone sills, coping and trim. The building has a flat with parapet roof. Windows are replacement aluminum storefront. Entry door at grade.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.