Chicago Landmarks

Oakdale Avenue District

800 block of W. Oakdale Ave., looking east, photo by CCL, 2005     Address: 800-block of West Oakdale Avenue between Halsted St. and Mildred Ave.
Year Built: 1890 - 1927
Architect: Various
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: March 29, 2006

854 W. Oakdale Ave., photo by CCL, 2005 This one-block-long district in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood is a handsome group of single-family houses and small apartment buildings that exemplify the high-quality residential architecture that was built in many Chicago neighborhoods, including Lake View, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The district's buildings were designed in fashionable architectural styles of the period, including Queen Anne, Richardsonian Romanesque, and Classical Revival, and possess fine architectural detailing in wood, stone, brick, and decorative metal.