• 836 - 838 Elmwood Avenue Evanston IL 60601
    42.033486, -87.684394
    PIN: 11-19-301-021-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4 A7

  • National Register

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    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


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  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

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  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Bracketed cornice with medallions, dentisl above and below second story window bays; columns between windows in first and second story window bays, dentil work in porch frieze; corbel course above second story window band between bays.

    Construction Year: c. 1893

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    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Partial Full Front Porch

    Window Material: Vinyl

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    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Double window bays with columns and ornamentation; shed porch over entryways; decorative cornice, stone lintels above second story windows between window bays.

    Alterations: Windows appear to have been replaced on front elevation.

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  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 836 - 838 Elmwood Avenue

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    COA Info: 04HIS0000000096: Add entrance door at W end of N side, reshingle front porch rf, install new window on base of bay window on N elevation to face Elmwood, zoning variation to convert basement to dwelling unit (required lot size is 6,800 SF, proposed is 6,250 SF) Preservation Commission recommended zoning variation.

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