• 400 - 412 Lee Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.0357077, -87.6762328
    PIN: 11-19-221-008-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder.

  • 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: Jacobean Revival

    Details: Stone water course, coping, window surrounds, entryways, window sills, lintels, and insets. Buttresses on corners, corbelled brick chimneys with Terra cotta chimney pots, and copper gutters.

    Construction Year: 1926

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: "U" Shape

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Stone


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 3-Sep


    Historic Features: Brick "U" shape structure with articulations in the facade to make tall vertical element, outside corners with buttresses, soaring chimney with elaborate brickwork and terracotta chimney pots, slate mansard roof, stone window lintels and watercourse, stone Norman crests inset, stone entry surrounds


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: G. Stewart, St. Luke's Church

    Original Architect: Samuel N. Crowen

    Architect Source: Building Permit

    Builder: Blanchard

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 400 - 412 Lee Street, 940 Judson Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1926

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#15802

    Date: 1926.30.09

    Building Permit Description: 3-sty brick 26 apt. building


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 10MSWK-0098: Tuckpoint NW courtyard wall 4 stories (400-412 Lee); 09ROOF-0370: Tuckpointing (400-412 Lee; 940 Judson)

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 10PRES-0210: Repointing NE corner of building's W wing inside courtyard and behind garden wall. mortar recommended is lime based type 'O' or lime based type 'N' if appropriate; 09PRES-0181: Repoint various areas of building for preventive maintenance, new mortar is type 'N' or type 'O' in accordance to NPS "Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Masonry Buildings"; 08PRES-0145: Replace existing flat rf with new modified bitumen membrane, including new flashings, boots and pitch pans, replace galvanized gutters and downspouts on the S and W elevations, remove and reinstall clay coppings over parapet walls, replace in kind skylights (not visible) at internal stair raisers, install flashings, curbs, flat roof and flashings at roof access door and penthouse riser for roof access, install new gable access doors, re-flash back of gable and access areas; 08PRES-0205: (L/ABTR), Install a temporary marketing free standing sign facing Lee Street (Construction), the Commission�s review is advisory to the Sign Review Board.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: A. McGuire

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