• 1916 - 1918 Maple Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.052506, -87.6855413
    PIN: 11-18-108-021-0000; 11-18-108-022-0000
  • 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: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Good

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Romanesque Revival

    Details: Dentils cornice above second story and along front porch; balustrade on south bay; fan and fleur de lis relief over stepped gable tops; brick surround in second story.

    Construction Year: 1898

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material:


    Porch: Partial Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Metal

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Front entry porch with pediments; two story polygonal bays on east and north elevations; bay window on second story on south elevation.

    Alterations: Some windows have been replaced; rear porches enclosed on west elevation, Latona lintels on first floor windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: BP#1110, 1897.12.30, OR/O Gregory, M.S. BP#1110, 1898.01.08, OR/O/AR Gregory, M.S.

    Original Architect: BP#1110, 1897.12.30: none listed BP#1110, 1898.01.08: Gregory, J. W.

    Architect Source: Building permit at Evanston History Center

    Builder: B#1110, 1897.12.30: none listed BP#1110, 1898.01.08: BL Wigginton, James J. W. Gregory mason

    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 30-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1916-1918 Maple Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1898

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#1110, 1897.12.30; BP#1110, 1898.01.08

    Date: BP#1110, 1897.12.30; BP#1110, 1898.01.08

    Building Permit Description: BP#1110, 1897.12.30: 2 - 2sty + BSMT double dwelling, 48'X48'X30'; BP#1110, 1898.01.08: 2 - 2sty double dwellings, 48'X48'X30'

    Cost: BP#1110, 1897.12.30: $7,500; BP#1110, 1898.01.08: $7,500

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 04AIR0000000009: Rear por rebuild and interior remodel; 03FRA0000000182: Remove and haul away 6 ft wall brick wall add on W central exterior wall; 02RFS0000000570: Re-roof; 02FRP0000000107: Replace fences on property.

    Other Permit Information: BP93-28382, 1993.10.25, Re-RF, OWN Garrett, Hosea, CON Affordable; BP02FRP0000000107, 2002.10.07, Replace fences, OWN Taylor, Robert; BP03FRA0000000182, 2003.10.10, Remove and haul away 6ft BR wall ADD at west central exterior wall, OWN Garrett, Hosea; BP04AIR0000000009, 2004.02.18, Rear por rebuild; interior remodel, OWN Garrett, Hosea, CON Pro Temp of Illinois Inc.; BP02FRP0000000107, 2002.10.07, Replace fences , OWN Taylor, Robert; BP02RFS0000000570, 2002.11.09, Re-RF, OWN Garrett, Hosea.

    COA Info: BP02FRP-0000000107, 2002.10.10, Replace fences, OWN Taylor, R., COA, 2002.10.08 BP02RFS-0000000570, 2002.11.20, Re-RF, OWN Taylor, R., CON J.M.Johnson Roofing, COA, 2002.11.21; 05HIS0000000092: Replace wd double-hung and basement awning winds with wd exterior double-hung winds at the front and side on the 1st and 2nd flrs and w/ wd exter casement at the basement, 2 of the E side 2nd story windows are arched windows, and 2 of the N side basement winds will be glass block, replace front porch asphalt roof shingles in kind, tuckpoint brick and stone w/lime mortar; 03HIS0000000202: Remove existing open por at rear of blding and construct enclosed structures leading to dwelling units at rear of the blding and roof deck, PC recommended approval of zoning variations for lot coverage and parking on 2003.28.10; 03HIS0000000170: Remove rear brick wall (6-foot wide by 2-story tall) on the W central exterior wall between the 2 buildings of 1916-1918 Maple Avenue, all new exposed exterior walls should be protected and rebuild according to current codes and preservation ordinance within 6 months from the issuance of this COA 2003.08.10; 02HIS0000000222: Remove and replace rfing on flat rf a top blding, will install modified bitumen and coat with alum no changes to the roof line; 02HIS0000000198: Erect 6'' H x 66.7'' L wood fence along N side yard property line and recessed at least 8.30'' from the front facade of blding.

    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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