743 Columbian Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

George L. Smith House

Construction date: documented 1914*


John Van Bergen


F. Meyers


Prairie, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

George L. Smith


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture
Designated at Local level : Historic Landmark, 2012

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 1914. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stucco. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, side slope, stuccoed chimney. Windows are original wood, Geometric pattern-light casements. There is a single-story, partial-width enclosed porch characterized by a flat roof.

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

Description generated by RuskinARC.