741 Forest Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

741 Forest Ave

Construction date: approximate 1900*

Style:

Gable front, Vernacular.

Gablefront Vernacular house.

Historical Summary:

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

 

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 2-story single-family residence in the Vernacular style built ca. 1900. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are replacement wood siding. The building has a gabled and shed roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, Diamond pattern-light sash. There is a single-story, full-width veranda characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts on square wood piers.

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

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