834 Columbian Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

834 Columbian Ave

Construction date: documented 1914*


W. F. Ahlsmede


Foursquare, Prairie School

Significant Owner(s):

W. F. Ahlsmede


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 1914. The building is rectangular in plan. 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, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. There is a single-story, recessed open porch characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof with square stuccoed posts. Porte Cochere covers side entry. Side entry.

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

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