• 903 Monroe Street Evanston IL 60602
    42.031328, -87.684354
    PIN: 11-19-309-016-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Queen Anne

    Details: Wrap-around porch, dentil cornice over primary windows, square turret with peaked roof, dominant front gable with shingle and breadboard details, original carriage stone extant.

    Construction Year: 1884-1885

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood

    Plan: Square

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Wrap-Around

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Square turret, wraparound porch, historic wood siding, wood shingle and headboard details in gable end.

    Alterations: Retrofit storms windows

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Sherman, Frank & Lizzie

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:

    Builder: Sherman, A.S. attributed

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 25-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 903 Monroe Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1884-1885

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 14ROOF-0347: Re-shingle rf; 14ROOF-0345: Tear off and replace in kind shingle rf and remove defunct service chimney; 14FNCE-0112: Install new cedar picket fence, 2 gates; 14WNDR-0074: Replace 32 existing alum triple track storm winds with new alum triple track storm winds.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: BP#14WNDR-0074, 2014.05.20, Replace in kind 32 EXTG aluminum triple track storm windows, OWN Malos, Amalia, CON Remodelers Supply Center/Logan Sq Aluminum,COA, 2014.05.20; BP#14FNCE-0112, 2014.05.20, Install new cedar picket fence; 2 gates, OWN Malos, Amalia, CON Stars Fence Inc, COA, 2014.05.20; BP#14FROOF-0345, 2014.10.08, Tear off and replace in kind shingle RF; remove defunct service chimney, OWN Malos, Amalia, CON Bald Eagle Construction Co.,COA, 2014.10.08; 14PRES-0251: Tear off existing asph shingle rf on house and replace in kind, remove defunct service chimney; 13PRES-0131: New fence constructed at N and E sides of property 4' in height, PC recommended fence variation on 8/28/2013; 14PRES-0090: Replace 32 existing alum triple track storm winds with new alum triple track storm winds.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center; Microfiche at Building & Inspection Services Department, City of Evanston; Online permits at https://permits. cityofevanston.org/CitizenAccess.

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: J. SteidlNote: Original building permit was not found at the three other sources searched.

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