• 1615 - 1625 Ridge Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.048262, -87.688766
    PIN: 11-18-301-012-0000
  • 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?:


    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: Classical Revival

    Details: Detailed stone coping and brick belt course. stone topped gabled parapet at courtyard far entrance with dentils, stone water course, crenellated windo bays, stone medallions and stone entryways with two story stone surround with quoins, medallions, shields and articulated water course.

    Construction Year: 1914

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: U Shape Courtyard

    No of Stories: 3 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Concrete


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jun


    Historic Features: Symmetrical courtyard plan, brick battlements over full height bay windows, stone medallions and detailed stone entryways. Stone water course and detailed stone cornice.

    Alterations: Retrofit storm windows, masonry repointing with white mortar color and widened joints has changed facade appearances.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Erickson and Sandegren

    Original Architect: Sandegren, Andrew

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination

    Builder: A.E. Anderson Co.

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 14-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1615 - 1625 Ridge Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1914

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#6044

    Date: 1914.18.03

    Building Permit Description: 3 Story Brick Apt. Bldg. (30)

    Cost: $120,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 13MRPR-0003: Tuckpoint N elev; 09DKPC-0054: Repair existing four pors 1615-1625 Ridge); 07RFS0000000176: Roofing (1615 Ridge Ave); 04RFS0000000193: Tuckpointing; 02FRA0000000011: Back yard fence.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 13PRES-0007: Repair exterior brick around bay window brick wall and above wind approximately 20' x 20', grind, remove and clean existing mortar and fill in with new type N mortar; 09PRES-0147: Repair four existing porches at N and S sides of the building; 07HIS0000000093: Remove blisters and backles from flat rf, clean an install on flat roof 1-ply torch down modified roofing. 04HIS0000000097: Tuckpoint west, north and south elevations common brick, and parapet face brick on east elevation. Match composition, scoring and color of mortar mix for common and face brick.

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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