• 501 - 507 Main Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.033989, -87.6776165
    PIN: 11-19-220-020-0000
  • 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?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?:

    Criteria: 24

    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Dressed stone base, arched stone entry with curved stone medallions and stone French balcony above, stone details around windows in band up from entry, stone quoins, stone belt courses and water courses, terracotta coping with sconces.

    Construction Year: 1928

    Other Year:

    Date source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: L Shape

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: aluminum

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: First floor storefronts, dressed stone base, central loggia with tile roof connecting east and west residential wings above first floor commercial storefronts; belt courses at second and fourth floors; quoins at building corners; heavy cornice with brackets.

    Alterations: Aluminum replacement windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Ralph McKinnie

    Original Architect: Thielbar and Fugard

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


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 20-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 501 - 507 Main Street, 904-908 Hinman Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1929

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

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    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 11WNDR-0049: Window replacement.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 11PRES-0009: Replacement of non-original dh alum. windows and original steel casemt. windows with new casemt. alum. windows; 10PRES-0177: Replace one damaged storefrt. window; replace weather damaged front wood and glass door (not original) with new wood door and glass with side light; replace weathered and worn sign and awnings with new illuminated sign and canvas awnings; and install new brass plaque on front facade first floor; 06HIS0000000107: Install two canvas awnings to first floor storefront and window sign.

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