314 S Cuyler Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

314 S Cuyler Ave

Construction date: documented 1923*


William Harlev Jr.


Lucas Kranze & Co


Foursquare, Craftsman, Prairie School.

American Foursquare Craftsman and Prairie School house.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed in 1923 by Lucas Kranze & Co and designed by William Harlev Jr. for owner Valentine M. Hermann.

Significant Owner(s):

Valentine M. Hermann


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 2-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style with Prairie School influences built in 1923. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with wide and brackets and three hip-roofed and gabled dormers. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 3/1 casements. Original windows are set back from new windows. There is a single-story, three-quarter enclosed porch characterized by a gable with flat eaves roof clad in asphalt shingles with square brick posts. Entry is covered by an awning supported by brick pillars on the right side of the house.

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

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