• 1400 Central Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.064073, -87.690903
    PIN: 10-12-205-004-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1986

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A7

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Tudor Revival

    Details: Stone quoin work' blind balustrade at roof line, stone lintels and window surrounds.

    Construction Year: 1927

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: U-Shape

    No of Stories: 3 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Main entrance with arched doorway and circle railing; other entrances with scroll work; gables on north, east and west elevations;, oriels in north elevation ; English basement faced in tan brick; entrance gateways.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: John P. Landreth

    Original Architect: Meyer J. Sturm

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: NK

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 29-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1400 - 1406 Central Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#16601

    Date: 1927.04.19

    Building Permit Description: BP#16601, 1927.04.19, 3-sty brick 62-apt bldg w 16 garages $350,000. owner John Landreth, archt M.J. Sturm, mason E. Borg & C Johanson, carpnt Chell & Anderson (note: org permit addressed for 1400-1414 Central Street, however bldg at 1408-14 Central was built later BP#25030, 1946.08.20, 3-sty brick 18 apt bldg w 8 garages)

    Cost: $350,000.00

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 10ROOF-0579, tuckpoint, lintel repair.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 10PRES-0205, spot repoint face brick walls with lime base type, remove caulking over existing brick and stone and restore brick and mortar, replace 26 steel lintels in the court yard (3-floor) and reuse decorative stone exterior, replace brick at garage bottom part facing W (replacement brick to match existing common brick), repair seam on all parapet walls appropriately (3-floor).

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "This elaborately designed small-scale courtyard apartment building sits 3 stories above an English basement and faces north..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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