324 S Grove Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

324 S Grove Ave

Construction date: documented 1895*


Arts and Crafts

Historical Summary:

Construction was done from 2004-2005 to remove northwest corner of house in order to build a front porch. House was painted and new roofing was applied.


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland-Oak Park Historic District

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Arts and Crafts style built in 1895. The building is square in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are original wood siding. The building has a bellcast gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with eave returns and wide frieze band and one gabled dormer. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 4/4 sash. There is a single-story, corner wrap-around partially enclosed characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with chamfered square wood posts on square stone piers. Primary entryway off-center left directly up stairs onto wrap-around porch. Front door is wooden with a large glass pane taking up most of the surface area of the door.

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

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