• 2517 Central Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.064682, -87.708769
    PIN: 05-34-323-041-0000
  • 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:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gothic Revival

    Details: Stone square and rectangular shape shoes medallions;?roof line finials, stone band work around windows bays.

    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: Stone


    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Leaded Glass

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Copper canopy over side entrance, tile roof over two story window bay; shields in art glass windows, flared corners in window bay topped with stone capitals.


  • 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: NK

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 20-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2517 Central Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#17401 (apt bldg), BP#17402 (garage)

    Date: 1927.10.28

    Building Permit Description: BP#17401, 1927.10.28, 2-sty brick 2-apt bldg, $16,000. owner Bond Ahrlen & Co., archt A. Jacobs, mason W.T. Garrisch; BP#17402, 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: 14MSWK-0135, masonry repair and lintel; 12ROOF-0386, roof.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 14PRES-0183, replacing 6 lintels on E and W sides of bldg with same type, size and color; 12PRES-0244, tear off existing flat rf to deck and install insulation, base sheet, and modified bitumen.

    Historic Info: Evanston Landmark. Statement of Significance "This is one of three two-flats built at the same time which together form a complimentary group. Individually each building presents a front facade which offers a fine example of freedoms commonly taken at that time with various period styles..."

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center Building Files

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: D.Euer

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