• 720 Milburn Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.062763, -87.680118
    PIN: 11-07-107-005-0000
  • 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; A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Craftsman

    Details: Horizontal wood bands and trim, dentil molding.

    Construction Year: 1909

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood Shingle

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stucco

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Side Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/1


    Historic Features: Arts and Crafts-influenced gable-front house with combination of shingles and stucco, articulated gables and eaves, wood trim

    Alterations: Deck added at side entry.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Curtis, David R.

    Original Architect: None listed on original building permit at Evanston History Center. Curtis(o) attributed to E.A. Mayo.

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 28-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 720 Milburn Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1909

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#3726

    Date: 1909.08.16

    Building Permit Description: 2-sty frame residence, 27'x40'x32'

    Cost: $6,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#15915, 1926.11.08, 2-sty frame house improvements, $750, OWN Crass, H.W. BP#07RF0000000447, 2007.10.26, Tear off; re-RF, OWN Lembke, Christel E., CON Lindhom Roofing, Inc. BP#94-29255, 1994.04.21, Relocate fence, OWN Lembke, C.E., CON Alpine Fence, COA, 1994.04.20.

    Other Permit Information: BP11820, 1923.11.02, 1-sty frame garage, 20'x20'x13', $400, OWN Berrenritter, F.H.

    COA Info: 07HIS0000000209: Tear off existing asphalt shingles form house roof, install new 30-year asphalt shingles.

    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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