141 S Humphrey Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

141 S Humphrey Ave

Construction date: documented 1906*

Builder:

F. A. Hill & Co

Style:

Foursquare, Queen Anne.

Queen Anne house.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed in 1906 by F. A. Hill & Co, a prominent development company in Oak Park and Austin in the early 20th century and who developed many properties on Humphrey and Cuyler Avenues.

Significant Owner(s):

F. A. Hill & Co

 

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:

Contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1906. The structural system is frame. The foundation is concrete. Exterior walls are replacement vinyl siding. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with deep and four hipped and flat dormers. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 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.

Description generated by RuskinARC.