• 1101 Davis Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.047524, -87.68734
    PIN: 11-18-301-010-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4 A5 A9

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: Yes


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Government

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional-Government

    Historic Use: Institutional-Government

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Art Deco/Art Moderne

    Details: Relief sculptures over main entrances on south elevation; fluting in column bays; stars motif over doorways; USPO inscription on Firenze above column bays.

    Construction Year: 1937

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Recessed Entry

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Fixed

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Two entrance bays flanking eight column bays on south elevation. Two entrance bays flanking 13 shallow window bays on east elevation; window bays on east elevation feature two windows in each bay; spare ornamentation on all elevations.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: U.S. Post Office

    Original Architect: John C. Bollenbacher

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


    Surveyor: NK

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 20-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1101 Davis Street, 1602 Oak Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1937

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 13ROOF-0244: Remove and replace flat roof.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 13PRES-0147: Remove roof to concrete deck; new coverboard; fully adhered EPDM membrane.

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