618 N East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

W. H. Gardner House

Construction date: documented 1911*

Builder:

Guy & McClintock

Style:

Prairie influenced, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

618 N East Ave is a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was built in 1911 by Guy & McClintock for original owner W. H. Gardner.

Significant Owner(s):

W. H. Gardner

 

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 Prairie School style built in 1911. 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 and two arched dormers. Arched roof dormers. Windows are original wood, 1-light casements. There is a single-story, partial-width enclosed porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square stuccoed posts.

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

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