• 2420 Harrison Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.063046, -87.707653
    PIN: 11-07-106-022-0000
  • 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; A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: Yes


    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: Prairie

    Details: Rectangular wood banding shapes in upper floor.

    Construction Year: 1904

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Board and Batten

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stucco

    Plan: Square with one-story veranda/porch extension on north elevation.

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Wood Shingles

    Foundation: Concrete

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Stained Glass

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Wide roof eaves; board and batten siding; terrace on north elevation; chimney stack at roof ridge.

    Alterations: Rear two-story addition with new attached garage.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Charles A. Brown

    Original Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

    Architect Source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2420 Harrison Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1904

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 08addr-0049: 2 sty add to the rear of existing building; 08acc0000000008: remove garage - slab to remain.

    Other Permit Information: 1953.24.02, BP #29071 for 1-sty frame gar, OWN: J. B. Watkins, BLDER: Otto A. Schulz, cost: $2,000.

    COA Info: 07HIS0000000199: 2-sty addition connecting house to a new attached gar, dem of existing gar, action date: 2008.15.01.

    Historic Info: 1936 Plat of Survey in the 2420 Harrison Street folder in the Evanston History Center Archives.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Leslie Cousineau, Tony Hurtig

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