• 1724 Chicago Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.048248, -87.678786
    PIN: 11-18-208-013-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: H3 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:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gable-Front House

    Details: Front porch turned columns and decorative railings; fret work between columns, corner boards, windows with poly chromatic surrounds and crowns.

    Construction Year: 1865

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangle

    No of Stories: 1 1/2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Full Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 6-Jun


    Historic Features: Front gable, full front porch, deep eaves with fascia boards, decorative front door with transom window.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: G. E. Bragdon

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1724 Chicago Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#6427, 1915.08.17, 1-sty addtn/alt to residence $175. o/a Mrs. Mary B. Shepherd, carpnt John Short; BP#7660, 1918.04.03, 1-story house improvement 10'x16'x10'H $250. o/a Wlm T. Sheppard; carpnt John Short; BP#11076, 1923.05.18, house improvement $250. o/a Mr. Shephard, carpnt E.W. Hausen; BP#21305, 1936.02.20, new rear stair $2,500. owner WCTU, carpnt L. Larsen

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Lease for property dated 1889 in Evanston History Center Building Files. Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "...This is probably the oldest remaining house standing in its original location dating back to the early days of the village platted by Philo Judson for Northwestern University..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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