216 S Cuyler Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

216 S Cuyler Ave

Construction date: approximate 1900*



Historical Summary:

218 S Cuyler Ave is a contributing resource within the Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District.


Status of Historic Designation:

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

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single dwelling in the Vernacular style built ca. 1900. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are wood siding. There is a band of decorative wood shingles that runs across the front of the house. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with open cornice and one gabled dormer. There is one side left, exterior, wood siding chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with covered by siding wood posts. Off-center to the right on front face of house. Stairs lead up to Primary Entryway which leads directly onto front porch.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.