101 N Kenilworth Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Thomas H. Gale House

Construction date: documented 1907*

Current name:

Thomas H. Gale House


Harper & Butendorff


Two-flat, Queen Anne.

Queen Anne two-flat.

Historical Summary:

101 N Kenilworth was built by Harper & Butendorff for owner Thomas H. Gale in 1907.

Significant Owner(s):

Thomas H. Gale


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District

Rating or Rank:


Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story duplex/double in the Queen Anne style built in 1907. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are historic stone and historic brick. The residence is of brick construction with brick walls exposed on the side and rear elevations. The front façade is clad in stone. The building has a flat roof and decorative parapet. The parapet features a decorative stone arch at the top of the two-story bay window. Windows are historic wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, two-bay open porch characterized by a flat roof with rectangular wood posts on rectangular stone piers. A porch is located on the right side of the front façade. Two front doors are located within the front porch. There is a two-story, rear, frame addition.

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

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