642 Woodbine Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

642 Woodbine Ave

Construction date: documented 1928*

Builder:

G. A. MacDonald

Style:

Shingle

Historical Summary:

642 Woodbine Ave was built by G. A. MacDonald for owner Ralph W. Skillen in 1928. It is in the Shingle style and features a 1960 garage addition.

Significant Owner(s):

Ralph W. Skillen

 

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 Shingle style built in 1928. The structural system is frame. Exterior walls are wood shingles. The building has a gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. There is one side right, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 6/6 double-hung sashes. There is a stoop. There is a small concrete stoop in front of the front door. The front door features a diamond window and a glass storm door. It is within a gable-roofed bump-out on the left side of the front façade.

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

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