325 S Grove Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

325 S Grove Ave

Construction date: documented 1891*


Queen Anne.

Queen Anne house with some Craftsman detailing.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed in 1891.


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 Queen Anne style built in 1891. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding and wood shingles. Wood shingles are used on the exterior of the gablefronts and top story of the tower, while the rest of the house is clad in wood siding. The building has a hipped with a tower roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice and dentil moulding. There is one rear, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, corner wrap-around veranda characterized by a hip roof with center gable roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on square brick piers.

* Date source: Wednesday Journal 10/27/10

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