• 2236 Ridge Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.058769, -87.6861
    PIN: 11-07-113-042-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: H3: Be associated with a nationally, regionally, or locally prominent person or organization; deceased 25 years; A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations; A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City; 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: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Three car garage.

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Italianate

    Details: Cornice with brackets, ood window hoods,

    Construction Year: 1864

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Aluminum Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood

    Plan: Gable-Ell

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Decorative cornice, bay window, window hoods, decorative portico.

    Alterations: Replacement windows and doors, replacement siding, rear addition.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: John J. Foster

    Original Architect: John J. Foster

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination


    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 28-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2236 Ridge Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1864

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #: MP#491: 1-sty gar moved from here to 1126 Grant.

    Date Moved: 1924.17.04

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#5032, 1912.18.09, 1 sty frame gar; BP#8406, 1920.11.08, house improvements; BP#10648, 1923.26.01, 1 sty brick garage; BP#13318, 1925.08.01, 1 sty brick gar, BP#19698, 1930.13.05, enclose 2 floor side porch. BP#40688, 1972.21.11, Alum re-siding.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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