• 2523 Central Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.064685, -87.70904
    PIN: 05-34-323-024-0000
  • 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?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?:


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Two Car Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Renaissance Revival

    Details: Pointed arch window hoods, finials, art glass windows, copper entry canopy.

    Construction Year: 1927

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Concrete


    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Leaded Glass

    Window Type: Casement with Transom

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Stone details, tile mansard roof overhang, blind arches over second story windows, finials abover secodn story roof, copper entry canopy


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Bond, Arhlen & Company

    Original Architect: Arthur Jacobs

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 12-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2523 Central Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#17405 (apt bldg), BP#17406 (garage)

    Date: 1927.10.28

    Building Permit Description: BP#17405, 1927.10.28, 2-sty brick 2-apt bldg $16,000. owner Bond-Ahrlen & Co., archt A. Jacobs, mason W.T. Garrisch; BP#17406, 1927.10.28, 1-sty frame 2-car garage $500. owner Bond-Ahrlen & Co., archt A. Jacobs, mason W.T. Garrisch

    Cost: $16,000. (apt bldg), $500. (garage)

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 12FNCE-0123, replace existing fence; 10DKPC-0044, replace rear por in kind; 05DKP0000000050, construction of exterior por/deck; 02DKP0000000014, remove concr stoop and walkway and replace with new.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 12PRES-0090, replace existing fence from SW corner of gar to W side property line going down to a point and extending fence additional 40' and returning fence to west side of bldg.

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "This is one of three two-flats built at the same time which together for a complementary group..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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