• 600 Emerson Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.051895, -87.677756
    PIN: 11-30-102-008-0000
  • 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: Institutional - Educational Building

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Historic Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Collegiate Gothic

    Details: Carved stone entry and trim, pointed arches.

    Construction Year: 1939

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Asymmetrical

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Recessed Entry

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Decorative entry, towers.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?: No

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Northwestern University, "Scott Hall/Cahn Auditorium"

    Original Architect: James Gamble Rodgers

    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: 600 Emerson Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1940

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 10ROOF-0014: Emergency repairs to stabilize rf., 1982 Permit 67881: re-roofed

    Other Permit Information: 1963: Electrical work done at SW corner of Sheridan Road and Northwestern University. New condensation and vacuum pumps in vault under sidewalk. 1982: Bldg Permit #66690: Renovation of stage and house lighting.

    COA Info: 13PRES-0087: Masry repairs and steel windows restoration (new clear glass will be installed at all windows), new privacy glass where existing, interior storms and screen windows will be installed, with divisions to match that of the primary windows, rf repairs, dr repair and repainting the existing metal elements; 13PRES-0088: Masry repairs and steel windows restoration (same as 13PRES-0087); 13PRES-0027: Masry repairs and window restoration, rf repairs, dr repair and repainting of existing metal elements.

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