• 1227 Leon Place Evanston IL 60201
    42.055091, -87.688464
    PIN: 11-18-100-022-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1986

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City.

  • 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: Good

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Single Car Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gable-Front House

    Details: Window trim with crowns and bandboards.

    Construction Year: c. 1880

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular with one story extension on east elevation.

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Full Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Full front porch with shed roof, balusters and carved under framing; arched double-hung windows on south elevation.

    Alterations: Two story addition on north elevation built above original house's roof ridge line.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner:

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 15-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1227 Leon Place

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1880

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 26297, 1949.0317: Frame house improvement and underpinning, $1,200; 10ROOF-0206: Front section of roof will be removed new shingles will be installed; 03ADD0000000035: 2-sty addition at rear, $40,000.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 10PRES-0107: Remove existing 3-TAB asph shingles with 3-TAB fiber glass core shingle to match shingles on the rear add; 03HIS0000000112: 2-sty add on existing structure and building additional 6 feet to the rear of the structure in the form of a 2-sty add, the project requires a zoning variance.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: A. McGuire

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