313 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

313 S Elmwood Ave

Construction date: approximate 1900*


Foursquare, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

313 S Elmwood Ave is a contributing building within the Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District. There is no original permit on file. A new front porch was constructed in 1919 and new concrete stairs were added in 1947.


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 Craftsman style built ca. 1900. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are original wood siding. Wood siding on dormer to resemble wood shingles. The building has a center gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and brackets and two gabled dormers. There is one side left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, corner wrap-around partially enclosed characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with classical round columns with ionic capitals wood posts on square paneled wood piers. Off-center right on front face directly up stairs that lead onto porch primary entryway is a large wooden door with one glass panel taking up most of the upper part of door.

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

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