• 2417 Prairie Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.061564, -87.697895
    PIN: 10-12-400-002-0000
  • 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.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Educational Building

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Historic Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Jacobean Revival

    Details: Stone window surrounds and quoin work.

    Construction Year: 1927 - 1928

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Asymmetrical

    No of Stories: 3

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Undetermined


    Window Material: Aluminum Clad

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Triple Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Stepped gables at roof line with three story, three-side oriel window bays; triple hung windows in most window openings; main entrance on west elevation features Classical pediments over doorways with large arched windows on second story.

    Alterations: All original windows appear to have been replaced with aluminum clad and simulated divided lights; later one-story addition on south elevation.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: School District No. 75

    Original Architect: Henry Reeder, Childs and Smith

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 15-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2417 Prairie Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1927 - 1928

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

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    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 2417 Prairie Avenue: BP#4498 1911.07.28, 1 sty improvement to Haven School, OWN District 75, ARCH Henry Reeder; 2429 Prairie Avenue (Haven School): BP#16350 1927.03.25, 3-sty brick and stone school bldg., $550,000, Haven Intermediate School-OWN, Childs & Smith-ARCH; BP#20184, 1931.06.04, 3-sty add to present school building, 3rd floor building improvement, $45,000, Haven School-OWN, Childs & Smith-ARCH; 2425 Prairie Avenue: BP#26772, 1949.10.28, 1-sty brick and concr add to present school building, $208,000, Haven School District 75-OWN, Childs & Smith-ARCH; BP#30378 1954.07.07, 1-sty brick gymnasium, $111,000, Haven School-OWN, Maurice Webster-ARCH.

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    Volunteer: Ellegant/Weiss

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