• 630 Emerson Street Evanston IL 60601
    42.0520748, -87.6782348
    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, pointed arches

    Construction Year: 1928

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Terrace

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light


    Historic Features: Bay windows, shed dormers, pointed arches,

    Alterations: Replacement windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Northwestern University

    Original Architect: James Gamble Rodgers, (J.G. Rogers & Granger & Bollenbacher)

    Architect Source: Building Permit App No 17575


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 14-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 630 Emerson Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1928

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#17575

    Date: 1927.15.12

    Building Permit Description: Institutional Rooming House


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 13EXTR-0141: Interior remodel 630 Emerson 2 existing 3-sty w/basement new patio built next to an existing ramp to serve both bldgs.

    Other Permit Information: 1961 Inspection: Owner, Northwestern University Hobart House. 46 student roomers.

    COA Info: 13PRES-0049: Combining 2 dorm buildings at 626 and 630 Emerson at the 1st flr to allow for a single access to each property.

    Historic Info:

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