801 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

801 Woodbine Ave

Construction date: documented 1921*

Builder:

Sharpe & Anderson

Style:

Craftsman.

801 Woodbine Ave features the 3-over-1 light windows, deep eaves, and brick walls typical of the Craftsman style. The house originally featured a tile roof, also typical of the style, but the roof was removed in 2016 and replaced with asphalt shingles.

Historical Summary:

801 Woodbine Ave was built by Sharpe and Anderson for original owner Arthur H. Reed, Sr., in 1921. It originally featured a concrete tile roof, which was replaced with asphalt shingles in 2016.

Significant Owner(s):

Arthur H. Reed, Sr.

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District

Architectural Description:

This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1921. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a hip roof clad in modern asphalt shingles. The roofs of both the house and the garage were originally concrete tile. Both were replaced with asphalt shingle by 2016. There is one offset left, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 3/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, single-bay stoop characterized by an exposed roof. A small stoop is located on the south elevation, fronting Woodbine Ave. The stoop is concrete with brick sidewalls and no roof. The primary entry is located on a small stoop on the south elevation, fronting Woodbine Ave.

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

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