This week: Homes in Oak Park, Ill.
Linden Avenue Though most famous for its Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, Oak Park has a wealth of other historic architecture. This Federal-style, four-bedroom home from 1892 got a complete renovation in 2014 that restored original details and added high-end modern amenities. The house has a master bedroom with sitting room, a granite kitchen with eat-in island and butler’s pantry, and a formal dining room, living room, library, and solarium. The landscaped property includes a sports court. $1,550,000. Steve Scheuring, Baird & Warner Oak Park/River Forest, (708) 369-8043
North Taylor Avenue This five-bedroom 1917 Craftsman home offers 3,000 square feet of living space. A recent gut renovation gave it a second story, a finished basement, an open layout, Viking appliances, and fine custom details such as hand-scraped oak floors. The master suite has a walk-in closet and a dressing room. Outside are a front porch and fenced backyard. $729,900. Linda Von Vogt, Baird & Warner Oak Park/River Forest, (847) 456-3376
Kenilworth Avenue The 1896 Simpson Dunlop estate covers an acre of the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District. Oak Park architect E.E. Roberts fused Victorian and Prairie styles in the six-bedroom house; a recent update restored the coffered dining-room ceiling and mahogany library; a Tiffany lamp lights the grand staircase. The grounds feature kitchen gardens and a coach house. $2,100,000. Michael Kennelly, Coldwell Banker/Gold Coast, (312) 310-9855
Oak Park Avenue Designed by H.G. Fiddelke, this 1905 Tudor Revival mansion stands on a 0.9-acre corner lot. The 9,500-square-foot house has six bedrooms, five fireplaces, and an updated kitchen, and preserves the original hardwood floors, coffered and beamed ceilings, stained-glass windows, molding, mantels, and built-ins. Outdoor spaces include multiple balconies and a fenced yard with mature trees. $2,150,000. Jennifer Vande Lune, Coldwell Banker/ Hinsdale Village, (312) 593-8707
North Euclid Charles White, who worked for Frank Lloyd Wright before setting up his own practice, designed this 1912 English Tudor in Oak Park’s estate section. The eight-bedroom home has a grand entry with a three-story open staircase featuring original millwork. Historic details such as ceiling beams, diamond windows, paneling, and built-ins are found throughout. Windows and a sunroom look out on nearly an acre of tree-shaded lawns. $1,585,000. Tony and Kathy Iwersen/Team Iwersen, @properties/Oak Park, (708) 772-8040
Steal of the week
Lyman Avenue This 1907 three-bedroom house is in the center of Oak Park’s arts district. The renovated open- concept kitchen has granite counters and stainless appliances; there is a finished basement; and hardwood floors, arched doorways, and original woodwork preserve the home’s historic character. Outside are a back deck and yard and an enclosed, three- season front porch. $374,900. Erica Cuneen, Beyond Properties Realty Group, (708) 220-2025 ■