• 904 - 906 Michigan Avenue Evanston IL 60202
    42.0344486, -87.6738789
    PIN: 11-19-223-024-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder; 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: 30

    Alternate Address?: 227 - 231 Main Street

  • 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: Prairie

    Details: Tile roof, large roof over hang with stone frieze and small Sullivan terracotta tiles, stone base with punched window openings, second floor stone bands and window surrounds stone sills, continuous stone belt course / sill, triplet windows , arched entry with stone columns and curved copper roof

    Construction Year: 1913

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 3 1/2

    Roof Type: Mansard

    Roof Material: Clay Tile

    Foundation: Stone


    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Spanish tile roof, stone base with punched window openings, second floor stone bands and window surrounds stone sills on 2, continuous stone belt course /sill, triplet windows.

    Alterations: Windows on east elevation appear to have been replaced.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Nyden, John A.

    Original Architect: Nyden, John A.

    Architect Source: Building permit at Evanston History Center

    Builder: Mohlin, John

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 21-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 904 - 906 Michigan Avenue, 227-231 Main Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1913

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#5203

    Date: 1913.02.17

    Building Permit Description: 3-sty BR APT BLDG, 78'X130'X45'

    Cost: $47,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits:

    Other Permit Information: 14ROOF-0012: Roof repair -- clay tiles; 10DKPC-0097: Repair existing rear porch; 08WDW0000000004: 2 Window replacements; BP#78-1002, 1978.06.26, Fence, CON Wood-Link Fence.

    COA Info: 14 ROOF-0012, 2014.03.18, 227 Main/904-906 Michigan: RF repair; clay tiles, OWN Schaeffer, Nancy, CON Conrad Roofing of IL, COA, 2014.03.18; 10PRES-0067: On rear W elevation, replace the third floor casement wind 44.5" x 52.5" (left) and the fixed panel wind 44.5" x 69.5" (right), the second floor casement window 44.5" x 69.5" (left), and the fixed panel window 35.5" x 41"(right) with Marvin wood alum clad single panel casement winds; 14PRES-0025: 227--231 Main Street: Remove existing tiles, install new underlayment, reinstall tiles on 2 sections (per diagram), new copper valley, new copper chimney flashing and new lead coated copper gutter on rear.

    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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