• 628 Davis Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.046455, -87.681195
    PIN: 11-18-312-019-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes


    Local Landmark Eligible?:


  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


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  • General Information

    Category: Commercial

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Commercial

    Historic Use: Commercial

    Secondary Structure:

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  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gothic Revival


    Construction Year: 1929

    Other Year: 1999 renovation.

    Date source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: L Shape

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Aluminum

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Pointed arch windows on fifth floor; multi-panes casement windows on north and west elevations; copper framed storefront with luxfer transom glass, shallow buttress piers, both on north and west elevations.

    Alterations: Courtyard elevations feature new stone facing, storefronts and upper story window treatments as part of a rehabilitation of what were once party walls.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner:

    Original Architect: Edgar Ovet Blake

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    Surveyor: NK

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 20-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 618 - 630 Davis Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1929

  • Permit Moving Information

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  • Original Permit Information

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    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 15HVAC-0036: Remove and replace (6) 7.5 ton rooftop units and (2) 8.5 ton rooftop units.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 15PRES-0026: Replace 8 roof top AC units on top of flat roof (same capacity); 09PRES-0219: Construction of a monument free standing sign at the northwest corner of the property; 03HIS0000000015: Replace existing ATM machine with new ATM machine and surround (blue background with white lettering - Fifth Third Bank); 00HIS0000000004: Installation of canvas awning for Verizon Wireless. New awning to match existing awnings frame structure and material.

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