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  • 1423 Elmwood Avenue Evanston IL 60202
    42.043554, -87.683273
    PIN: 11-18-323-005-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A7 A9

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

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    NR Eligible?: No

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  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Detached Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Italianate

    Details: Wood siding with heavy cornerboards, deep soffit and fascia with elaborate brackets and wood panels between, two story side bay window with octagonal peaked roof, wraparound porch with grooved square columns and elaborate brackets and detailed support beam, window surrounds with deep entablatures, brackets, and carved panel over arched to windows, recessed entry behind entrance door with arched transoms.

    Construction Year: 1881

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Wrap-Around

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 2-Feb

    Significance:

    Historic Features: Two story wood sides home with heavy cornerboards, deep soffit and fascia with elaborate brackets, two story side bay window with octagonal peaked roof, wraparound porch with grooved square columns and elaborate brackets and detailed support beam, window surrounds with deep entablatures, brackets, and carved panel over arched to windows, recessed entry behind entrance door with arched transoms

    Alterations: Side garage

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year): 1423 Benson Avenue

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Original owner/ permit not found; 1902 Mrs Andrew Schwall

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:

    Builder: James H. Kenney

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 10-Jul-15

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  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1423 Elmwood Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction:

  • Permit Moving Information

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  • Original Permit Information

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    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 06NFN0000000008: fence; 04MSW0000000010: 2 open parking in rear yard; 04ACC0000000011: Remodel coach house; establish 2 open parking spaces.

    Other Permit Information: 1902 Permit No 91 for Owner Mrs Andrew Schwall for front porch. owner was architect on this permit.

    COA Info: 09PRES-0071: windows 09PRES-0058: Remove metal storm windows and replace with original wood storm windows, replacing glass with e coated panes, repair window sashes. 06HIS0000000073: Install new wood fence with lattice 6''high x 74'' (linear) on the north side property line from the rear of the house (NE corner to the alley and perpendiular to the north property line to the garage. 05HIS0000000062: Repave existing (17'' x 9'') parking pad at rear of property. 04HIS0000000063: Allow open parking pad for two (2) spaces with a 0.75'' setback from the north property line. Required setback is 3''. Preservation Commission recommended approval of proposed variance on 5/18/04. Vote 7 ayes, 0 nays. 04HIS0000000076: Replace 4 double hung windows on the 1st floor of coach house(N,W & S elevations)with all wood windows to match size and style of existing windows. Replace wood front door with all wood door (three panels below and glazing above with four divided ligths to match existing door in size and style). Window & door openings remain the same. 04HIS0000000007: Install two skylights on roof of coach house and two new all wood double hung arched windows with divided lights (2 over 2) on second floor east elevation and remove existing window on second floor and install two double hung windows to match existing arched windows on north elevation of coach house.

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    Volunteer: Aleca Sullivan

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