• 2236 central Park Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.058586, -87.718087
    PIN: 10-11-321-014-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1985

    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: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Modern Two Car Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Craftsman

    Details: Leaded glass window, shutters.

    Construction Year: 1925

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Wood Shake


    Porch: Stoop

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Leaded Glass

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light


    Historic Features: Arts and Crafts-influenced home with arched entry, eyebrow break in eave line; stucco wall cladding.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Ralph W. Burton

    Original Architect: Ralph W. Burton

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Survey Date: 12-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address:

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#13946

    Date: 1925.06.11

    Building Permit Description: BP#13946, 1925.06.11, 2-sty stucco family dwelling w attached garage 44'10"W x 28'D x 30'H $12,000. owner Ralph W. Burton, mason/carpntr J.R. Currey

    Cost: $12,000.00

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 09WNDR-0025, window replacement; 05RFS0000000092, tear off and replace roof; 02FRA0000000230, rear fence and gate; 02ACC0000000107, tear down and replace gar; 01ADD0000000055, 1 story add and 1 stry sunpor addition.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 09PRES-0135, on N elev remove wd windows of former gar (now a family room), enlarge existing window opening and install new wd windows; 05HIS0000000048, tear off existing cedar shingles and replace with 18" fire treated cedar shingles; 02HIS0000000178, demolition of existing gar, construction of new 2-car gar with gable roof and stucco exterior finish; 02HIS0000000167, erect new 6''x62''cedar wood solid fence at rear (including 3''x 6'' double gate).

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "This modest, stucco-covered residence is representative of the high quality in design that could be achieved with very simple means...Built for Ralph W. Burton, Treasurer of Toy Tinker Company."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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