546 N East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Sherman Spitzer House

Construction date: documented 1924*

Architect:

William C. Presto

Builder:

August S. Caron

Style:

Neoclassical, Classical Revival, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

546 N East Ave is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was designed by William C. Presto and built by August S. Caron in 1924 for original owner Sherman Spitzer.

Significant Owner(s):

Sherman Spitzer

 

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 Classical Revival style with Prairie School influences built in 1924. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a hip roof clad in original clay tiles. Windows are , 6-light double-hung sashes. There is a single-story platform/stoop.

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

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