• 548 - 606 Michigan Avenue Evanston IL 60202
    42.0284212, -87.6723086
    PIN: 11-19-416-014-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; 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?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?:

    Criteria: 29

    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Gothic Revival

    Details: Terra cotta and brick window surrounds, crenelated parapet and details, belt course, water course, surround with medallion and parapet over entry doors.

    Construction Year: 1924

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Terra Cotta

    Plan: U Courtyard

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: retrofit storm windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Symmetrical plan with vertically emphasized entries with tc details, terra cotta window sills and headers, terra cotta crenelated parapet with coping, terra cotta insets, window surrounds and arches over doors, belt course and water course.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Eagle Building Company

    Original Architect: Smith, W. Hilton

    Architect Source: Building permit at Evanston History Center


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 17-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 548 - 606 Michigan Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1924

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#12157

    Date: 1924.03.22

    Building Permit Description: 3-sty BR APT BLDG, 144'X135.5'X39'

    Cost: $175,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 13AIRC-0023: Install 3.5 ton central air system � Spacepak; 11FNCE-0128: Fence; 09FNCE-0271: Fence replacement (548-606 Michigan); 03RFS0000000386: Tear off and replace roof; 02RFS0000000493: Tear off and replace roof; BP#80-1468, 1980.09.04, RF work, $44,000, OR/O Eagle Building Company; BP#89-19934, 1989.10.16, Repair/replace fence, OR/O Eagle Bldg. Corp, CON Estate Fencing Inc.; BP03RFS0000000386, 2003.10.21, Tear off and replace RF, OR/O Eagle Bldg. Corp, CON Oak Roofing and Tuckpointing, Inc.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: BP#02RFS0000000493, 2002.10.15, tear off and replace RF, OR/O Eagle Bldg. Corp, CON Oak Roofing and Tuckpointing, Inc., COA, 2002.10.15; BP#09FNCE-0271, 2009.11.03, 548-606 Michigan: Replace fence, OR/O Eagle Bldg. Corp., COA, 2009.11.03; BP13AIRC-0023, 2013.08.12, Install 3.5 ton SpacePak central air system, OR/O Eagle Bldg. Corp., CON American Vintage Home, Inc., COA, 2013.08.12; 13PRES-0132: Install AC condensing unit on flat rf and 24" of 1-1/4" refrigeration pipe down along N wall from roof to attic; 09PRES-0203: (548-606 Michigan) Replacing existing wd cedar fences 5' high on the N and S property lines with new alum fence 4' high; 04HIS0000000039: Removal of existing playground equip, benches, table, drinking fountain, and sidewalks, new equip will be installed for children ages 2 - 6, with new benches, table, sidewalks, and additional landscaping; 02HIS0000000204: Reroofing existing flat rf in kind with 43# felt sheet/APP modified bitumen roofing system, not visible from the street.

    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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