• 2601 Sheridan Road Evanston IL 60201
    42.063897, -87.676337
    PIN: 11-07-201-001-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: H1: xemplify the cultural, political, economic, or social heritage of Evanston; A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A8: Exhibit an unusual, distinctive or eccentric design or construction technique, which contributes to the architectural interest of its environs as an accent or counterpoint; A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey, A10.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: Yes

    NR Landmark?: Yes


    NR Eligible?:

    Criteria: HL

    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Museum

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional - Musuem

    Historic Use: Commercial - Lighthouse

    Secondary Structure:

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  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Italianate

    Details: Arched windows, brackets.

    Construction Year: 1873

    Other Year:

    Date source: Exterior Interpretive Sign; Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013.

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Stoop

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light


    Historic Features: Two story central entrance bay with two doorway entrances; clipped roof of entrance bay with brackets; chimney stacks on north and south elevations; lighthouse tower on east elevation.

    Alterations: Brick has been painted

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: United States Government

    Original Architect: Orlando M. Poe, engineer

    Architect Source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 22-Jul-15

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  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2601 Sheridan Road

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1874

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