307 S Cuyler Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

307 S Cuyler Ave

Construction date: documented 1917*


O. W. Wanderer


Craftsman, Tudor Revival

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed in 1917 by first owner O. W. Wanderer.

Significant Owner(s):

O. W. Wanderer


Status of Historic Designation:

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

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Architectural Description:

This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style with Tudor Revival influences built in 1917. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick and original wood siding. The building has a cross gable roof clad in terra-cotta tiles with box cornice and one shed-roofed dormer. There is one offset left, front slope, brick chimney and one side right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 6/1 sash. There is a single-story, three-quarter partially enclosed characterized by a gabled roof clad in terra-cotta tiles with rectangular brick posts. The house has an enclosed veranda on the left side in addition to the front porch.

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

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