Gable front, Vernacular.
Vernacular gablefront house.
The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed sometime around or before 1921 for owner J. C. DeWolfe.
J. C. DeWolfe
Designated at National level
Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District
This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Vernacular style built before 1921. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are wood siding and wood shingles. Accent wood shingles are actually not individual shingles but larger pieces and decorative. The building has a gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with wide and one gabled dormer. There is one offset right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1-light fixed. Primary windows are large single-pane glass, with 1 over 1 sash windows to the right and left. Side porch windows are 2 over 2 and appear to be original. There is a single-story, full-width enclosed porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts.
* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives.
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