314 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

314 S Elmwood Ave

Construction date: earlier than 1902*



Vernacular house with Prairie School eaves and Craftsman detailing.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed sometime before 1902 as the original permit is not on file.


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 Vernacular style built before 1902. The building is square in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a cross-hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with deep and two hip-roofed dormers. There is one rear, rear slope, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1-light casements. There is a single-story, full-width veranda characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.