• 913 Monroe Street Evanston IL 60601
    42.031315, -87.684671
    PIN: 11-19-309-015-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4 A7

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City.

    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: Queen Anne

    Details: Vergeboard detailing, shutters, polychromatic paint, wraparound front porch, original carriage step block extant.

    Construction Year: c. 1885-1890

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood shingles

    Plan: Gable-Ell

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Wrap-Around

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Wrap-around porch, gable front, side gables, original wood details and shingling, polychromatic paint, chimney on east elevation.

    Alterations: Retrofit storm windows; addition may have been added to the rear at a later date.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner:

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 30-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 913 Monroe Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1885-1890

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#1491, 1900.10.04, 2-sty house add, 9'x18'x21', $250, OWN/ARCH Gates, W.S.; 02FRP0000000040: Replace fence; 01AIR0000000165: Remodel 1st and 2nd floor and deck add.

    Other Permit Information: BP#01AIR0000000165, 2001.10.15, Remodel 1st and 2nd floor; deck ADD, OWN Adell, Michael, AR Keehan & Oakley Architects Ltd, CON Martek Plumbing; BP#02FRP0000000040, 2002.05.24, Replace fence, OWN Adell, Michael, CON Post & Picket, Inc.

    COA Info: BP#88-17556, 1988.10.03, Deck in backyard, OWN Adell, Michael, ARCH Galland, E., CON Schwarte, J., COA, 1988.10.03. 02HIS0000000078: Replace existing rear yard 6'' H x 110'' L wood fence and erect new 4'' H x 30'' L interior side yard wood fence. 01HIS0000000165: Minor exterior modifications to existing northeast rear and side yard windows, doors and deck along with removal of existing sideyard fence to accomodate partial 1st floor and extensive 2nd floor reconfiguration and remodel.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center; Microfiche at Building & Inspection Services Department, City of Evanston; Online permits at https://permits. cityofevanston.org/CitizenAccess/.

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: J. Steidl Note: Original building permit was not found at any of the three other sources researched.

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