845 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Chester Flitcraft House

Construction date: documented 1918*


John Van Bergen


Prairie influenced, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

Designated an Oak Park Historic Landmark in 2010 (see attached report).

Significant Owner(s):

Chester Flitcraft


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture

Rating or Rank:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Prairie School style built in 1918. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one center, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, Prairie Grid-light casements. There is a single-story, recessed veranda characterized by a flat roof with side wall stuccoed posts.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.