917 Chicago Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Thomas J. Worswick House

Construction date: documented 1894*

Builder:

William Franklin Foster

Style:

Queen anne, Queen Anne

Significant Owner(s):

Thomas J. Worswick

 

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:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Queen Anne style built in 1894. The structural system is box frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original wood siding and original wood shingles. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. Windows are double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-width open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with turned wood posts.

* Date source: Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest

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