• 642 Sheridan Square Evanston IL 60202
    42.029095, -87.66993
    PIN: 11-20-103-039-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes


    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A8: Exhibit an unusual, distinctive or eccentric design or construction technique, which contributes to the architectural interest of its environs as an accent or counterpoint.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No


    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: Renaissance Revival

    Details: Terra cotta base and entrance, terra cotta Pediment at high level with French balconies and medallion brackets, entry had Terra cotta architrave and garlands, above that terra-cotta window with split pediment and urns with flowers, terra cotta cornice and coping, Terra Cotta and brick quoins, original iron garland handrail

    Construction Year: 1922

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Terra Cotta

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 3

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone


    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jun


    Historic Features: Recessed stair volume to one side, front elevation in Terra cotta topped by pediment with medallions, deep cornice, entrance/stair volume has terra cotta base, architrave with Terra cotta urns with flowers, above which is a terra cotta surround on a window with split pediment, above which anothe r window with Terra cotta surround.

    Alterations: Retrofit storms.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Isadore Obstefeld

    Original Architect: George Kingsley

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 642 Sheridan Square

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1922

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