1038 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

1038 Lake St

Construction date: documented 1939*


E. P. Furberg


Nelson Builders


Art Moderne.

The style of the building was substantially altered by the addition of a stone veneer ca. 2010.

Historical Summary:

This building was recorded as part of the 2005 Downtown Oak Park Architectural Survey. it was noted as a structure of merit at that time. The front facade appears to have been altered at least once, when it was changed from black granite to stone.


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Architectural Description:

This is a 1.5-story commercial building in the Art Moderne style built in 1939. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is stone. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are modern stone. A stone veneer was put over the black granite ca. 2010. The building has a flat roof.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.