• 555 - 577 Lincoln Street Evanston IL 60208
    42.0614986, -87.6758751
    PIN: 11-07-203-019-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    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; 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?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Government

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Institutional - Government

    Historic Use: Institutional - Government

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Tudor Revival

    Details: Patterned brickwork, stone details.

    Construction Year: 1913-1914

    Other Year: 1923-1924

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current):


    No of Stories: 1

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Brick


    Window Material: aluminum

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light


    Historic Features: Rectangular block form massing, pattern brick work and diamond pattern stone work near cornice line, recessed windows and entries, brown stone color.

    Alterations: Replacement windows, massive but compatible rear addition.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: City of Evanston

    Original Architect: P. Hornbustel 1913-1914, PG & H 1923-1924

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 22-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 555 - 577 Lincoln Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1913 - 1914

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 11EXTR-0071: Replace rf and filter under-drain; 10ROOF-0414: Remove existing roofing and replace in kind; 07ADD0000000019: Evanston Water Utility - building add and renovation; 05RFS0000000190: Tear off and replace roofs on 5 buildings at Evanston Water Dept.; 05WDW0000000008: Replacement of 43 windows.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 10PRES-0256: Replacement of the glass block winds above flat rf and the re-roofing of 2 sections of the flat rf, proposed work is not affecting the main landmark structure facing Sheridan, alterations are not visible from the street/ground level; 10PRES-0166: Remove existing rfing material and replace in kind with new insulation and 5-ply coal tar pitch rf system with gravel (flat roof); 10PRES-0032: Install solar PV array on top of the High Lift Pump Building at 531 Lincoln Street, the array will not be visible from the ground; 09PRES-0138: Install 7' high fence on N property line, replace windows on garage 2; tuck-point masonry on garage 1 and entire exterior on pumping blding, approved 2009.18.08 8/18/09; 07HIS0000000075: S elevation: dem of existing 3-bay gar and construction of a new 2-sty add with 3-bay garage on the first floor, replacement of first floor steel windows with new alum windows to match division light configuration, lower main entry door, and replace 2-sty winds with new alum windows to match existing window style, N elev: construct new 1-sty masonry wall with large window for shop expansion, W elevation: remove 3 winds and install new alum door to match original wd door; 05HIS0000000113: Tear off and re-roof five flat roofs, not visible from the street due to parapet walls; 05HIS0000000100: Replace 37 windows on the service blding portion of the 1949 Water Treatment Plant at 555 Lincoln St, there are 29 double hung steel frame windows with true divided lights and horizontal muntins, these will be replaced with double hung aluminum frame windows with simulated muntins to match the existing, there are 6 steel frame windows on the lower level of the S elev w/ 16 panes center tilt out windows, the new alum windows have simulated muntins, there are 2 existing fixed glass windows to be replaced with fixed glass windows with alum frames.

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