• 1603 - 1611 Ridge Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.047367, -87.688061
    PIN: 11-18-301-014-0000
  • 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?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • 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: Prairie

    Details: Black painted wood windows with Prairie Style mullions, deep stone cornice with brackets atop square window bays, stone window sills, double arch stone entries, stone watercourse over corbelled brick band.

    Construction Year: 1916

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 6-Jun


    Historic Features: Deep stone cornice with brackets over square flat window bays, stone entryway, window sill and watercourse original, stone water course and brick belt course, quads and pairs of window combined with stone belt courses and expressed horizontal cornices.

    Alterations: Storm windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: O.H. Ahlgren

    Original Architect: William H. Pruyn, Jr.

    Architect Source: Building Permit

    Builder: N.P. Severin Co. (identified as mason on permit application)

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1603 - 1611 Ridge Avenue; 1125 Davis Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1916

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#6809

    Date: 1916.05.04

    Building Permit Description: 3 sty apartment building

    Cost: $150,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 09DKPC-0033: Repair existing open por; 08MSWK-0051: Masonry repair.

    Other Permit Information: BP#1635, 1921.07.03: basement alteration (1125 Davis Street); BP#10861, 1923.10.04: 1 sty gar in basement (2 stalls) (1125 Davis Street).

    COA Info: 09PRES-0095: Repair 6 existing wood pors per plans and specifications (4 pors are not visible from the public way, 2 pors are visible from the alley to the E); 08PRES-0143: Repoint brick behind brick parapet using Type N lime base mortar (work area not visible from street); replace 5 steel lintels and reinstall existing face brick, reinstall limestone cap on parapet wall; repoint fire walls on rf area and reinstall clay coppings.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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