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  • 1453 Maple Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.044365, -87.684589
    PIN: 11-18-316-013-0000
  • 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

    Year:

    NR Eligible?: Yes

    Criteria:

    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional

    Historic Use: Institutional - Masonic Temple

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Large front stone Doric entry columns topped by frieze and peaked parapet, flat coursed stone facades, punched side openings with pediments, pedimented stone entry flanked by pedimented stone windows, carved wreaths in frieze, carved Masonic logo at entrance as well as building name.

    Construction Year: 1926

    Other Year:

    Date source: Building Permit

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch:

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Casement with Transom

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan

    Significance:

    Historic Features: Large front stone Doric entry columns topped by frieze and peaked parapet, flat coursed stone facades, punched side openings with pediments, pedimented stone entry flanked by pedimented stone windows.

    Alterations:

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Masonic Temple Assoc.

    Original Architect: Holabird & Roche

    Architect Source: Building permit at Evanston History Center

    Builder: N.P. Severin & Co

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 21-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1453 Maple Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1926

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#14919

    Date: 1926.03.18

    Building Permit Description: 4-sty BR & ST BLDG 64'X156'6"X56'

    Cost: $250,000

    Original Owner Occupied?: Yes

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#37367, 1965.03.09, 3-sty elevator and shaft, $22,000, OR/O Masonic Temple Assoc., CON Otto A. Schulz.

    Other Permit Information: BP#97-37791, 1997.10.20, Re-RF, OR/O Masonic Temple Assoc., CON D&W Roofing.

    COA Info:

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources: Evanston History Center; Microfiche at Building & Inspection Services Department, City of Evanston; Online permits at https://permits. cityofevanston.org/CitizenAccess/.

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: J. Steidl

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