• 2949 Central Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.064764, -87.71685
    PIN: 05-33-427-018-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1985

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A7

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Commercial

    Condition: Poor

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Commercial

    Historic Use: Commercial

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Tudor Revival

    Details: Wood details and trim.

    Construction Year: 1938

    Other Year: 1959

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Brick

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1

    Roof Type: Side Gabled

    Roof Material: Wood Shingles

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration:


    Historic Features: Gable over garage and front entrance; wood boards in gable apexes; chimney stack on east elevation; small dormer in secondary garage opening.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Fred Breitling (Pure Oil Station)

    Original Architect: J. J. Jrusen & C.H. Teulsch

    Architect Source: BP#22044, 1938.03.12


    Surveyor: Ian

    Surveyor Organization: Lakota

    Survey Date:

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2949 Central Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#22044

    Date: 1938.03.12

    Building Permit Description: BP#22044, 1938.03.12, 1-sty brick gasoline and fuel oil station 46'Wx34'Lx25'H $8,000. owner Fred Breitling, archt J.J. Jrusen & C.H. Teulsch

    Cost: $8,000.00

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#34214, 1959.06.29, 1-sty masonry addtn to exist Pure Oil Service Station 42'Wx30'-8"L $12,000. owner Pure Oil Co., mason/carptr Storgaard Const.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance: "An excellent and very rare survivor of an important phase in the design of service stations which traditionally have attempted to reflect the dominant popular styles of the moments in which they were built, this one presents itself as a village cottage..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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