709 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

709 Woodbine Ave

Construction date: documented 1919*


T. J. Reynertson


B. Bryneldssen


Bungalow, Craftsman

Historical Summary:

709 Woodbine Ave was designed by Theis J. Reynertson and built by owner/builder B. Bryneldssen. Rynertson designed additional buildings in Oak Park, as well as in Chicago.

Significant Owner(s):

B. Bryneldssen


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-story single-family residence in the Craftsman style built in 1919. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are brick. Chicago brick is visible on the side elevations. Decorative stone elements are found on the front elevation. The building has a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with deep and one hip-roofed dormer. There is one offset right, side slope, brick chimney. Windows are wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. The primary window on the front façade is a fixed picture window. There is a single-story, partial-width recessed porch with square brick posts. The porch has screens that were likely added later. An entry door is located on the left side elevation and is met by one concrete step. There is no external access to the front porch.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.