403 N East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. G. Oliver House

Construction date: documented 1910*

Builder:

Samuelson Brothers

Style:

Neoclassical, Neo-Classical

Historical Summary:

403 N East Ave is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was built in 1910 by Samuelson Brothers for original owner W. G. Oliver.

Significant Owner(s):

W. G. Oliver

 

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-story single-family residence in the Neo-Classical style built in 1910. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. There is one side left, exterior, brick chimney and one side right, exterior, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 8/8 double-hung sashes. Also 9-over-9 and 6-light French doors. There is a two-story, partial-width portico characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with doric wood posts. Large pedimented gable with dentils supported by four massive two-story Doric columns.

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

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