325 S Scoville Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

325 S Scoville Ave

Construction date: approximate 1895*


Vernacular, Queen Anne.

325 S Scoville Ave is a vernacular house with suggestions of the Queen Anne style including two-story bay windows on the right and left elevations and a steep roof slope.

Historical Summary:

325 S Scoville Ave was built ca. 1895. As of 1908, it featured a half-width, open porch. The porch was expanded and enclosed by 1947. A hip roof dormer was added on the left side of the roof in 2015.


Status of Historic Designation:

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

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Vernacular style with Queen Anne influences built ca. 1895. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are synthetic board siding. The building has a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles and two hip-roofed dormers. There is one offset right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, three-quarter enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular wood posts. The front entry is located within the enclosed front porch. A storm door is found on the right end of the front porch and is met by a set of wood stairs.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.