647 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

647 Woodbine Ave

Construction date: approximate 1880*

Style:

Gable front, Colonial Revival

Historical Summary:

647 Woodbine Ave is a Colonial Revival style house that was built ca. 1880. It was originally listed as 799 Woodbine Ave and is recorded on the 1895 Sanborn map.

 

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, 3-bay single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style built ca. 1880. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are synthetic board siding. The building has a gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are , 1/1 sash. The windows feature wide, decorative frames. The windows on the front façade and decorative shutters. There is a single-story, single-bay stoop. The front stoop consists of wood stairs with a metal railing. The bottom step is concrete. The front door is located at the right side of the front façade. The door has decorative shutters and a decorative hood.

* Date source: 1895 Sanborn map

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