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  • 711 Elgin Road Evanston IL 60201
    42.050606, -87.680548
    PIN: 11-18-115-003-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A5 A8 A9

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

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    NR Eligible?: Yes

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  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Educational Building

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Historic Use: Institutional - Educational Building (Women's College Building)

    Secondary Structure:

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  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Second Empire

    Details: Decorative window hoods, cornice with brackets and dentils, decorative brickwork.

    Construction Year: 1874

    Other Year: 1890

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Center Hall/Rectangular

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Mansard

    Roof Material: Wood Shingles

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Aluminum Clad Wood Replacement

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light

    Significance:

    Historic Features: Tall windows with decorative hoods, Mansard roof with decorative dormers, decorative cornice.

    Alterations: Large side and rear additions (some historic), entry modified, some replacement windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Evanston College for Ladies

    Original Architect: Gurdon P. Randall

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination

    Builder:

    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 14-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 711 Elgin Road

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

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    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:

    Date:

    Building Permit Description:

    Cost:

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 08ROOF-0310: rf; 08MSWK-0043: parking lot resurfacing (asph); 08MSWK-0032: demo + rebuild chimney; 06WDW0000000004: restore existing wd windows; 02IER0000000070: new ext accessible ramps and doors, new exterior lighting, renovation of toilet room; 01RFS0000000275: erect scaffolding to rebuild chimneys (30 courses) and tuckpointing and painting.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 08PRES-0122: Rebuild chimney to retain original appearance, using same bricks and type with K mortar, chimney will then be painted to match existing paint on building; 07HIS0000000122: Wd window restoration, in-kind replacement of wd elements beyond repair, replace existing glass with low-E glass of same thickness maintaining true divided lights, new screens, All work to be performed in accordance to schedules by McGuire & Igleski dated 2006.18.05; 06HIS0000000082: Wd window restoration, preserve and repair wd elements in-kind. Replacement of wood elements beyond repair, replace existing glass with low-E glass of same thickness maintaining true divided lights, new screens, all work to be performed in accordance to schedules by McGuire & Igleski dated 2006.18.05; 02HIS0000000229: Add ramp to E entry, replace existing entry doors with new doors to match existing, add security lighting and create an accessible toilet room; 01HIS0000000195: Rebuild chimneys keeping the same material.

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