• 2424 Orrington Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.061985, -87.679994
    PIN: 11-07-107-019-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib: Contributing

    Within District?: Yes

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Tesidential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: French Eclectic

    Details: Stone quoins, brick arches.

    Construction Year: 1929

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: L Shape

    No of Stories: 1 1/2

    Roof Type: Pyramidal

    Roof Material: Clay Tile

    Foundation: Brick


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Garden wall, roof line segmented arched dormers, copper gutters and flashings, prominent chimneys and pyramidal roof shape, round tower with French casement windows in entrance bay.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: C.E. Blomgren, Jr., Once owned by Kendall College.

    Original Architect: Willis J. Beck

    Architect Source:

    Builder: C.E. Blomgren, Jr.,

    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 28-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2424 Orrington Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1929

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#19149

    Date: 1929.07.16

    Building Permit Description: Sngl Fam Dwllng w/Att Garage

    Cost: $16,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 06MSW0000000056: Repair brick wall; 02FRP0000000050: Fence replacement.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 02HIS0000000085: Replacement of existing chain link fence along the N side yard with picket wd fence and gate, and replacement of old picket fence on the W property line with picket wood fence (4'' high x 45'' x 50'').

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Ellegant/Weiss

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