• 1740 Ridge Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.05005, -87.688793
    PIN: 11-18-121-024-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    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; 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: Commercial

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Comercial

    Historic Use: Commercial

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Mid Century Modern

    Details: Fluted stone paneling with dentils and caved details. curved walls and windows flanking entrance, stone coping and custom metal railing and exterior light fixtures, stone belt course and stone water course, windows with vertical stone surrounds running 2 floors and vertical detailed metal spandrel panels.

    Construction Year: 1950

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: T Shape

    No of Stories: 3

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined



    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Single Frame Fixed

    Window Configuration:


    Historic Features: Classic horizontal lines curving in on both dides of wntrance, soaring vertical lines at windows, carved stone panels, custom light fixtures and hand railing. Stone outlined windows, stone cornice, belt course and water course. Curved walls and stone entryway. Detailed center windows with dentils.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Standard Rate and Data Service

    Original Architect: Maher and McGrew

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination

    Builder: Bulley & Andrews

    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 21-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1740 Ridge Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1950

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#27268

    Date: 1950.13.07

    Building Permit Description: 2 story Fireproof Office & Data Service Bldg.


    Original Owner Occupied?: Yes

    Exterior Alteration Permits:

    Other Permit Information: BP#27854, 1951.24.05, "Wreck 3-sty brick apt. building and garage" at 1734-1736 Ridge Ave; BP#31751, 1956.23.01, "Wreck 2 1/2 story single fm dwelling" at 1745 Asbury.

    COA Info:

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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