738 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Basics
Resource Category:
Building
Resource Type:
Single-family residence
Location
Address:
738 Woodbine Ave
City:
Oak Park
County:
Cook
State/Province/Region:
Illinois
Zip/Postal Code:
60302
Country:
USA
Other Address or Location Information:
Woodbine Ave between Thomas St and Augusta St
Parcel/Tax number or land unit:
16-06-311-004-0000
Local place name:
Setting/Landscape/Site Features:
Acreage, parcel, land unit size:
Quad/Map name and date:
Date
Township/Range/Section:
/ /
Visible from Public Road?
Yes
Historical Information
Historic name:
Current name:
Construction Date (range/estimated):
1900-1909
Construction Date Certainty:
documented
Known Construction Date:
1904
Source for Known Construction Date:
Village of Oak Park building permit archives.
Architect/Designer:
E.H. Pitkin
Developer:
Builder:
Sias & Grenfell
Significant Owner(s):
Historical Summary:
738 Woodbine Ave was built in 1904 by Sias & Grenfell for original owner E.H. Pitkin. It is one of several houses built by Sias & Grenfel on this block, including 734, 731, and 726 Woodbine Ave.
Extant Status:
Not Demolished
Architectural Style and Form
Plan/Footprint Shape:
rectangular
Building Form or Plan Type (core plan):
Style, Primary:
Prairie
Style, Secondary:
Notes on architectural style, form, distinguishing features:
Architectural Elements and Features
Number of Stories:
2
Bays:
Structural System:
frame
Foundation:
Basement:
Building Size:
Square footage/meters:
Roof Configuration:
Hip
Roof Material
asphalt shingles
Roof remarks/description:
The eaves angle down from the house with no visible horizontal soffit.
Eave Type:
Deep
Eave Ornamentation:
Dormer Count:
Dormer Configuration:
Exterior Wall Material (primary):
stucco
Exterior Wall Material (secondary):
Notes on exterior materials:
Principal Windows::
Window Panes/Lights:
Window Type:
casements
Window remarks:
Five casement windows feature prominently across the second floor of the front façade. The casements, in particular the tripartite casement and the bay with no central window, appear to be characteristic of the builder and are found on several other similar buildings on the same block.
Chimney remarks/description:
Chimney Count (first):
one
Chimney Placement 1:
offset left side slope brick
Chimney Count (second):
Chimney Placement 2:
Porch description, characteristics, details:
The porch enclosure is minimal and appears to consist of screens spanning the area between the corner columns and the storm door.
Porch Height, Stories:
single-story
Porch Configuration:
full-span
Porch Type:
enclosed porch
Porch Roof Shape:
hip
Porch Roof Material:
asphalt shingles
Porch Columns/Posts (upper or only):
rectangular stuccoed posts on
Porch Piers (lower):
rectangular stuccoed piers
Primary entryway:
The entry is located at the left end on the front elevation of the enclosed porch. It is met by a set of wood stairs with wood railings.
Function and Use
Historic Function:
Domestic: Single Dwelling
Present Function:
Domestic: Single Dwelling
Function remarks:
Listed, Designated, or Protected Status
Status Code:
Listed at the national level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Designated at State/Province level?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: No
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Designated Locally?
Individually Listed: No
Contributes to a District: Yes
Landmark: No
Date, name, remarks:
Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
Protected by ordinance or regulation?:
Yes
Protection status, remarks:
Oak Park Historic Preservation Ordinance
Evaluation of Potential Eligibility
Potentially eligible for historic/heritage designation?
Level of potential eligibility
Rating or Rank
Recommended as a potential landmark?
Criteria:
Significance and Context
Theme(s)
Period of significance
Significance/Context Remarks
Area(s) of Significance



Ancillary Structures / Outbuildings
Number of ancillary structures / outbuildings:
Secondary structure type
Contributing to primary property?
Ancillary structures remarks or description:
Condition and Alterations
Character of modifications:
General Condition:
Moved or Relocated?:
Date moved or relocated:
Relocation remarks:
Alterations?
Date of major alterations:
Nature of alterations:
Additions?:
Date of major additions:
Addition Height:
Addition Placement:
Addition Type:
Nature of additions:
Endangered / Threatened
Endangered by:
Endangered/Threatened remarks:
Recommendations:
Contact:
Tourism / Featured Destination
Open to the public:
No
Contact information, Hours, and Amenities:
For Sale, Rent, or Lease
Property Classification:
Sale status:
Sale remarks:
Owner
Ownership type:
Name of Owner:
Owner Mailing Address:
Legal Description of Property/Comments:
Survey and Recorder
Authorized Resource Number or ID :
Optional Tracking or Sequence Number:
Alternate Resource ID or Key:
Survey Date:
Surveyed By:
Report Name, or Reason for Survey:
Survey and Planning
Level of Survey:
intensive
Sources, References, Bibliography
Previously Surveyed?
Name of Previous Survey:
Additional Research Recommended?
Other Sources of Information:
Building permit records.
General Remarks:
Latitude: 41.8994402999999900
Longitude: -87.7989645999999700
UTM: Zone 16T   433727.3405 mE, 4638919.8885 mN
Datum WGS84
2007

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