• 2320 Pioneer Road Evanston IL 60201
    42.060007, -87.70659
    PIN: 10-12-305-010-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

  • 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: Excellent

    Integrity: Poor

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential (Swedish Retirement Association)

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential (Three Crowns Park)

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Corinthian columns, dentils.

    Construction Year: c. 1909

    Other Year: 1976

    Date source: Building Permit Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: H Shape (Original Plan)

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch: Two-Story Center

    Window Material: Vinyl

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Casement

    Window Configuration: Single Pane


    Historic Features: Center entry 2-story full-height porches with stone porch-support Corinthian columns on both street side and rear, second floor balconies within porches feature low stone balustrade, second floor windows with keystone and 1st floor windows with keystone and large arch above, dentils in cornice.

    Alterations: Large multi-part additions, several attached newer 3-4 story residential wings, one facing Pioneer has mansard roof and multi pane windows, replaced windows and doors.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Swedish Societies Association

    Original Architect: Andrew Sandgren

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: BH

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 7/30/15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2320 Pioneer Road

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1909

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP# 3614 1909.05.05; see 2401 Grant, BP#9538, 1922.03.13, 2 story brick addition, 150'x38' & 132'x38, h34', $150,000.


    Building Permit Description: 2-sty brick old peoples home. 132 l w 28.8 w 32 h

    Cost: $25,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#9538, 1922.03.13, 2 sty brick addition, 150'x38' & 132'x38, h34', $150,000 (permit address is 2401 Grant), BP#41533, 1974.06.26, 3 sty retirement residence, $2.9 million, Swedish Retirement Assn.-OWN, Robert Guedtner Assoc.-ARCH; BP79-2076 (Application), 1979.09.25, replace 65 windows, $50,000; BP#81-3348, 1980.11.03, Construct complete remodel (not specified), $325,000.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 07HIS0000000152: Construct wd fence and trellis in street side yards, since Colfax Street is not a type 1 street the proposed fence in a street side yard is not permitted per section 6-4-6-7 of the Zoning Ordinance, the 9''-4" proposed fence height exceeds the 6.00'' permitted, therefore in violation of section 6-4-6-7 (F) 3; 06HIS0000000012: Construction of a 3 and 4-story add to the building at 2320 Pioneer Road; the primary materials are utility brick, Renaissance stone, and vinyl windows, COA approved on 2006.21.02, COA issued on 2006.27.02; 02HIS0000000035: Replacement of existing wd door at south entry vestibule with new alum door with glass panels.

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