840 Augusta St Oak Park, Illinois USA

840 Augusta St

Construction date: documented 1929*

Architect:

John Malina

Builder:

Charles Edwards

Style:

Spanish Colonial Revival.

Symmetrical curved brick bays with clay tile roofs flank the center entry porch. First floor bay window with clay tile roof on rear.

Significant Owner(s):

John Malina

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : FL Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1973/2009
Designated at Local level : FL Wright-Prairie School of Architecture 1972/2012

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Spanish Colonial Revival style built in 1929. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in original clay tiles and one hip-roofed dormer. Front-facing hip-roofed dormer with clay tiles. There is one offset right, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. Also 1-over-1 wood double-hung windows. Decorative sidelight windows with diamond panes flank the entry. Arched and rectangular transom windows on east and west sides. There is a single-story, single-bay central open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in clay tiles with round wood posts.

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

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