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brianjoly
What style is this Chicago home?

I purchased this 1903 1.5 story home in Irving Park. It was originally a single-family but later renovated into a 2-flat. Does anyone know what architectural style this is? See attached photo. I am curious as I have seen similar styles in Chicago.

Thanks!

Gizmo
Re: What style is this Chicago home?

Looks like a typical cape cod thats been added onto.
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http://www.oldirvingpark.com/History.aspx

homepro2
Re: What style is this Chicago home?

Thas what I was thinking Cape Cod.

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: What style is this Chicago home?

The form is called a Queen Anne cottage. When placed on a corner lot they would invariably have a wrap-around porch. Extremely popular in southern towns.

Gizmo
Re: What style is this Chicago home?
Sombreuil2oo wrote:

The form is called a Queen Anne cottage. When placed on a corner lot they would invariably have a wrap-around porch. Extremely popular in southern towns.

You could be right,Sombreuil

http://www.gregdelory.com/projects/facade/Noe23.html

Moderator
Re: What style is this Chicago home?

Sombreuil is right, we think. It's been denuded of all its original details, but the shape is right for a Queen Anne. A good resource is McAlesters' A Field Guide to American Houses; it's what we use at TOH magazine.

Re: What style is this Chicago home?

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