• 2105 Harrison Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.063567, -87.702063
    PIN: 11-07-105-018-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1985

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: 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: Two Car Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gable EL House

    Details: Window trim, porch spindle work.

    Construction Year: c. 1888

    Other Year: 1919, 1966

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Gable-Ell

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 4-Apr

    Significance: Narrow Gable-Ell plan, one-and-a-half story frame structure -an excellent example of its period; raised on a high foundation receiving added height from its steeply pitched roof; pair of double-hung windows on the ground floor is set within a projecting bay with broad beams framing them; the matching pair above is slightly smaller, is set flush, lacks a spandrel and has mere boards mimicking the framing below; porch in the reentrant angle with a lintel grill at its roof and supported by a single post protects the transomed entrance; at the end of the east wing, is a projecting flat-fronted bay deep enough to have thin windows on its sides; a wall dormer brings light into the second story on the west side.

    Historic Features: Multi light windows on first floor bay windows; front entrance with transom; Ell extension on east elevation.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Andrew P. Johnson

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:

    Builder: Andrew P. Johnson

    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 25-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2105 Harrison Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1888

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 06RFS0000000496: Tear off and re-shingle rf; 01FRA0000000020: Fence replacement and extension.

    Other Permit Information: 1939.17.0517 BP #22523 for 1-sty frame 2-car gar, size: 20'W x 20'L x 12'H, OWN: Mrs. Frank Coe, cost: $500; 1939.5.09, BP#22680 for 2 new wins - one on 1st floor and one on 2nd floor, OWN: Mrs. Frank Coe, cost: $500; 1966.09.12; BP #37981 for a "Majestic" pre-fab fireplace, OWN: W. S. Adams, cost: $500.

    COA Info: 06HIS0000000208: Tear off all layers of shingles on rf and re-shingle roof on house; 01HIS0000000024: Erect new interior side yard wd fence (4-feet high) and replace side yard cyclone fence with wd fence (4-feet high).

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Leslie Cousineau, Tony Hurtig

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