• 2518 central Park Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.063257, -87.718078
    PIN: 10-11-106-026-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1985

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: H3 A5

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    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 Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Craftsman

    Details: Brackets under eave line, window trim.

    Construction Year: 1923

    Other Year: 1925

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Asymmetrical

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Terrace

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Clipped gable on east elevation, eave brackets, multi light casement windows; large reveal tongue and groove wood siding.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Edgar Ovet Blake

    Original Architect: R.G. Hinkel (orig portion of house), Edgar Ovet Blake (rear addition)

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination, Building Permits


    Surveyor: NK

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 20-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2518 Central Park Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#10869

    Date: 1923.04.09

    Building Permit Description: BP#10869, 1923.04.09, 1-1/2 sty frame dwelling 34'W x 22'D x 24'H $5,500. owner E.O. Blake, archt R.G. Hinkel

    Cost: $5,500.00

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#14428, 1925.10.01, rear addition $1,000. owner/mason/carpnt Edgar Ovet Blake; BP# 26325, 1949.03.30, enclose porch at north side $500 owner/archt/mason/carpnt Harry O. Berg; BP#27413, 1950.09.05, 1-sty frame 2-car garage 20'W x 24'D x 12'H $750 owner/mason/carpnt Harry O. Berg; BP#41417, 1974.04.30, screen port addtn $2,000, owner Scott Beighley, GC Jobri Bldrs; 15ADDR-0053, remove 1-sty add and replace with 2-sty add; 02FRP0000000115, replace fence along alley line; 02ADD0000000031, 1-sty frame add in the rear of residence; 02FRA0000000014, fence.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 15PRES-0078, Demolish 1-sty family/sunroom and wd deck at the rear S and W elevs, construct 2-sty add and wd deck; 09PRES-0197, replace existing casement windows in kind, replicating the number of panes per window; 02HIS0000000213, replacing existing fence along alley with a 6'' high wood fence; 02HIS0000000016, replacement of existing fence on N side yard and S side yard (5'' high wood scalloped, 6" board and 2" spacing).

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "Designed by an important Evanston architect..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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