• 1115 Seward Street Evanston IL 60602
    42.029479, -87.687621
    PIN: 11-19-317-035-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1986

    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:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Renaissance Revival

    Details: Yellow brick with stone details: urns at roof corners, "fan lights" carvings above lower windows, swag panel, and pilasters on corners of from chimney.

    Construction Year: 1924

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Brick


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Vinyl

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: 6-Jun


    Historic Features: Renaissance Revival apartment building with chimney stack facing the street, swag panel in chimney, entrance at side with surround and entablature, entrance set back from main elevation in a stepped gable block, fan lights over windows on front elevation.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Alvin Nelson

    Original Architect: VanGunten and VanGunten

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination

    Builder: Anderson and Nelson

    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 25-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1115 Seward Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1926

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#12342

    Date: 1924.29.04

    Building Permit Description: 2-story brick two-flat

    Cost: $19,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits:

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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