• 618 Emerson Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.051908, -87.678311
    PIN: 11-18-115-003-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1983

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: Yes


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Collegiate Gothic

    Details: Stone window trim, decorative copper scuppers, arched openings, decorative stone entry.

    Construction Year: 1926

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 3 1/2

    Roof Type: Side Gabled

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Terrace

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement with Transom

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Bay windows, stone trim, shed dormers

    Alterations: Replacement windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?: MP534 05/20/1925 2-story house moved from 619 University Place to 625 Emerson

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Northwestern University

    Original Architect: James Gamble Rogers

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 14-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 618 Emerson Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1926

  • Permit Moving Information

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    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

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    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 14HVAC-0056: Install 3 ductless AC units; 12EXTR-0190: Install handicap/ADA ramp; 11MSWK-0079: Rebuild chimney.

    Other Permit Information: 1954 Delta Gamma App for Electrical Permit 13336 1957: housing application - Institutional Rooming House, 38 student living quarters 1959: NU Delta Gamma Bldg Permit 343237 to repair fire damage 1963: housing application - 47 student living quarters

    COA Info: 14PRES-0132: Install 3 AC condensers behind the garden wall at 618 Emerson; 12PRES-0271: Construction of an ADA compliant entry to the building with a 20 grade to floor difference ramp, raise terrace to 5 to align with entry door on the S elev, materials are steel railing, stone on the ramp sides to match the bldg and brick-paved surface ramp.

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