• 2524 Thayer Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.067627, -87.70916
    PIN: 05-34-314-008-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

  • 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: Good

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: L-Form

    Details: Window wood trim and crowns.

    Construction Year: c. 1879

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: L Shape

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Wood

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: An Italianate L Shape cottage with wood clapboard siding, bay window with arch wood crowns.

    Alterations: Porch was likely enclosed at a later date.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner:

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Ian Sission

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-May-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2524 Thayer Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1879

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#20821 (unclear if this is the permit for this house)

    Date: 1934.24.01

    Building Permit Description: 2-sty frame dwelling and 1-car GAR, 12x18x12


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP77-555, 1977.18.04, 2nd-floor dormers for bedrooms and 1st-floor powder room, AR Blount, J. Thomas, CON American Const., $9500

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Granted landmark status on 1978.18.05, Ordinance 57-0-78 and on 1982.26.04, Ordinance 33-0-82.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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