• 502 - 512 Lee Street Evanston IL 60602
    42.0353769, -87.678438
    PIN: 11-19-220-027-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder; A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City; A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

  • 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: Prairie

    Details: Stone belt coursing, iron fleck variegated brick, terracotta entrance band, sconces and detail band above entrance, Sullivanesque terracotta around one third floor window, and arched terra cotta surround on another, stone bracket panels inset in bump outs.

    Construction Year: 1902

    Other Year: 1940

    Date source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Terra Cotta

    Plan: Asymmetrical

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Clay Tile

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: portico

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Sullivanesque terracotta, stone sills, stone watercourse at fourth floor, articulated massing for entrances.

    Alterations: Retrofit storm windows, one unit received new door and patio with direct grade access.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Dr. P. L. McKinnie & Sons

    Original Architect: John D. Atchison

    Architect Source: Building Permit

    Builder: Carlson Const. Co.

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 15-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 502 - 512 Lee Street/936 - 940 Hinman Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1902

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#1674

    Date: 1901.06.12

    Building Permit Description: 3-sty BR flat bldg., 80' x 160' x 40' high, 148 rooms

    Cost: $75,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 9134, 1921.9.15: 3 stall tile gar, 35' x 21' x 11' high; $1,400; 13wndr-0056: 2 window same size; 12wndr-0153: replace 2 windows - no change in size or placement; 06a/c0000000003: split a/c system & spacepak; 01rfs0000000113: tear-off and re-roofing at multi-unit building.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 12PRES-0242: Replace 2 existing double hung wood windows (not original) on the first floor S elevation with new double hung wd windows to closely match existing; 11PRES-0071: Replace existing damaged wd window sashes with same size new wood sashes; install new alum storm windows, Note: other window replacements have already occurred without a COA, the applicant is applying now for Unit 509 #3 and 511 #2 only; 06HIS0000000078: Installation of a split AC system (spacepak) with a condensing unit on a roof (not visible from the street); 05HIS0000000020: Replace 3rd flr wd windows(NW corner) with openings 1 & 3 facing east, openings 2, 4, & 5 facing north, new windows will match original windows and panels in profile, material, and operation, but with thermo panes glass in sash.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: A. McGuire

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