139 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

139 S Elmwood Ave

Construction date: approximate 1900*


Stick, Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake.

Queen Anne and Stick or Eastlake-style house.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed sometime around 1900.


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 2.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style with Stick/Eastlake influences built ca. 1900. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 sash. There is a single-story, three-quarter partially enclosed characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.