228 S Humphrey Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

228 S Humphrey Ave

Construction date: approximate 1895*


Queen Anne.

Queen Anne house.

Historical Summary:

The building is a Contributing Resource in the historic district. The house was constructed circa 1895.


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 ca. 1895. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding and wood shingles. The building has a cross flared hip with a tower roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with deep and flared and one gabled dormer. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, corner wrap-around partially enclosed characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts on square stone piers.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.