633 N East Ave Oak Park, Illinois USA

Vernon Skiff House

Construction date: documented 1909*

Architect:

Nimmons and Fellows

Builder:

C. H. Nielsen

Style:

Prairie influenced, Prairie School

Historical Summary:

633 N East Ave is an Oak Park Landmark and a contributing building within the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District. It was designed by Nimmons and Fellows and built by C. H. Nielsen in 1909 for Vernon William Skiff. See attached Landmark Nomination Report.

Significant Owner(s):

Vernon William Skiff

 

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 Prairie School style built in 1909. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a gable roof clad in original slate. Windows are original wood, 1/1 double-hung sashes. Also art glass and multi-paned wood windows.

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

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