731 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

731 Woodbine Ave

Construction date: documented 1902*


Sias & Grenfel


Sias & Grenfel


Bungalow, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

731 Woodbine Ave was built by owner/builder Sias & Grenfel in 1902. It is one of several houses on the 700 block of Woodbine built by Sias & Grenfel.

Significant Owner(s):

Sias & Grenfel


Status of Historic Designation:

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

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1902. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are wood siding and wood shingles. The smaller dormers are clad in wood siding and the two larger, front-facing dormers are clad in wood shingles. The building has a hip roof clad in wood shake and Seven hip-roofed dormers. Windows are , 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in wood shingles. The primary entry currently in use appears to be through the garage. However, there is likely a front door within the front porch that is obscured by vegetation.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.