325 N East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

William Lees House no. 1

Construction date: documented 1919*

Architect:

White and Christie

Style:

Colonial revival, Colonial Revival

Historical Summary:

325 N East Ave is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was designed by White & Christie and built in 1919 for original owner William Lees.

Significant Owner(s):

William Lees

 

Status of Historic Designation:

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

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story single-family residence in the Colonial Revival style built in 1919. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original stucco. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one front, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are , 6/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, recessed corner platform/stoop. Some of the 6/1 windows are replacement vinyl (on 2nd floor).

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

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