• 1506 Greenwood Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.042597, -87.693984
    PIN: 10-13-427-007-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1986

    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: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gable Front Cottage

    Details: Gable front roof, raised entry porch with round pillars and hip roof and picket handrails. wood siding and corner boards. original single has no windows.

    Construction Year: 1904

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1 1/2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light

    Significance: Vernacular cottage significant for its integrity and refined small-scale detailing; original narrow clapboarding is intact as is the small front entrance porch topped with a hipped roof supported by round tapered Doric columns. Built as one of three identical structures at 1506, 1508, 1510 Greenwood Street, only this cottage and its neighbor at 1510 retain their original integrity.

    Historic Features: Front gable, entry porch with cylindrical pillars with simple capitals and picket railings, soffit and corner boards, wood water course at foundation. double banding at the second-floor window lintels; raised foundation, first floor is reached by a stairway with its original spindled balustrade gracefully curved to surround the porch.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Christ Buell

    Original Architect: William Pocklington & Christ Buell

    Architect Source: Building Permit

    Builder: William Pocklington and Christ Buell

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 10-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1506 Greenwood Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1904

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP2161

    Date: 15 June 1904.

    Building Permit Description: One story frame dwelling 22' wide x 38' long x 26' tall

    Cost: $1,300.00

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 12FNCE-0035: Fence; 12FNCE-0034: Complete a 4' high x 79' long wd fence rear (N) and side (E) to match existing; 09ROOF-0017: Shingle rf.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 12PRES-0030: Complete existing fence on the N and E side property lines, picket fence 50% opaque dog ear wood fence (4'H x 79' linear); 09PRES-0020: Tear off existing roof shingles and install new asph shingles on house roof

    Historic Info: Source: Evanston History Center Archives (3-ring binder)

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Leslie Cousineau, Tony Hurtig

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