606 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

606 Forest Ave

Construction date: documented 1905*

Builder:

F. Meyer

Style:

Gable front, Queen Anne, Craftsman.

Gablefront Queen Anne house with Craftsman detailing.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed in 1905 by F. Meyer for owner William Meilahu.

Significant Owner(s):

William Meilahu

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style with Craftsman influences built in 1905. The structural system is frame. The foundation is brick. Exterior walls are replacement vinyl siding. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with deep. There is one rear, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 sash. There is a single-story, full-width veranda characterized by a hip roof with center gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on square brick piers.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.