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Historic Landmark of the Month

“Charles Hunt House”

July’s Landmark of the Month is the Charles Hunt HouseLocated at 514 Oak St.the Charles Hunt House was built in the Craftsman style sometime between 1923 and 1925The home is a nearly unaltered craftsman style home. It embodies the appropriate wood detailing around the windows and doors as well as wood brackets and exposed rafters. The typical wide overhangs and eaves are also present and the fascia boards have a curved cutout detail at the eave line. There is a narrow trim band that separates the first and second floors. The window muntin pattern is 3:1 and many of the windows are grouped in twos and threes. All of this makes this home a wonderful example of the Craftsman architecture. 

For more information about Historic Preservation, please visit https://www.stcharlesil.gov/historic-preservation

Charles HuntHouse-514 Oak St.Built ca.1923

updated Jul 01, 2019