• 939 - 999 Michigan Avenue Evanston IL 60202
    42.035449, -87.673319
    PIN: 11-19-224-001-0000
  • 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.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?:

    Criteria: 33

    Alternate Address?: 939 Michigan Avenue, 200 Lee Street,

  • 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: Jacobean Revival

    Details: Stone base, buttresses on outside corners, tower forms with gable tops at the parapet, and sloped slate roofs behind, mock balconies with stone spindles, brick and stone tourelles, stone mullions and window surrounds horizontally, carved stone spandrel panels and window surrounds vertically, arched carved stone entries with two story carved stone bay windows over

    Construction Year: 1927

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: L Shape

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Stoop

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 6-Jun


    Historic Features: L shaped building with stone base, articulated facade marked with buttresses on outside corners, tower forms with gable tops at the parapet, brick and stone tourelles, multiple windows ganged together with stone mullions and surrounds horizontally, multiple windows ganged together with carved stone spandrel panels and surrounds vertically, arched carved stone entries with two story carved stone bay windows over

    Alterations: Storm windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Middleton, E.L

    Original Architect: McNally & Quinn

    Architect Source: Building Permit at Evanston History Center

    Builder: BL Middleton, E.L.

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: July 21, 20156

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 939 - 999 Michigan Avenue, 200 Lee Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1927

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#16151, 1927.02.14 BP#16509, 1927.03.07

    Date: BP#16151, 1927.02.14 BP#16509, 1927.03.07

    Building Permit Description: BP 16151: 3-sty BR 13 apartment BLDG BP16509: 3-sty BR 13 apartment BLDG & 12 GARs

    Cost: BP#16509: $165,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 13ROOF-0404: Install new flat TPO white roof over existing flat rf; 09MSWK-0022: Masonry restoration, lintel replacement, grinding, tuckpointing (200 Lee/999 Michigan); 08WDW0000000002: Restore 25 lintels and rep and repl cracked limestone; 07RFS0000000369: Tuckpointing all masonry areas; BP#07RFS0000000369, 2007.10.01, Tuckpointing all masonry areas, OWN 200 Lee Condo Assn., Marion, Inc.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: BP#99-42967, 1999.06.29, AC on RF, OWN Hoel, R., CON Unique Indoor Comfort, COA, 1999.07.07; BP#09MSWK-0022, 2009.04.30, Masonry restoration, lintel replacement, grinding, tuckpointing, OWN Lee Michigan, Restoration by Marion, COA, 2009.04.30; BP#13ROOF-0404, 2013.11.19, Install new flat T.P.O. white roof over existing flat roof, OWN Lee Michigan, Matthews Roofing Co., Inc., COA, 2013.11.19; 09PRES-0038: Replace copper gutters on front elev with new copper gutters to match style of existing gutters as close as possible; 13PRES-0224: Install new white TPO rf over existing flat rf, all rf material is not visible from the public way; 09PRES-0051: Masonry restoration, lintel replacement, grinding and re-pointing cracks and open joints on parapet wall on E elev, replace lintel over penthouse door, reset coping tile, grind and re-point mortar joints above door; 08HIS0000000035: Restore (25) lintels in place (remove brick to expose, remove rust, coat, reinstall brick if required replace with equal lintel, remove and replace damaged limestone and reset; 07HIS0000000186: Repoint cracks and open joints according to attached contract. Match mortar, all work will be in accordance with the standards set out by the U.S. Department of the Interior, NPS and guidelines in Preservation Brief #2, Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Buildings.

    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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