• 2870 Sheridan Place Evanston IL 60201
    42.069721, -87.681354
    PIN: 05-35-401-026-0000
  • 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?: Yes

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: Yes


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Carport

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Colonial Revival

    Details: Classical entry, shutters, flat arch brick lintels, dentil molding, keystones, brick quoins

    Construction Year: 1926

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Side Gabled

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Stoop

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light/Multi Light


    Historic Features: Classical entry, symmetry, chimneys on each side gable.

    Alterations: Open carport added on side, side and rear addition partly visible.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Sargent, Fred W. (Headed Northwestern Railway)

    Original Architect: Tallmadge and Watson

    Architect Source: Evanston History Center

    Builder: Sides Const. Co.

    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2870 Sheridan Place

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1926

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: 15832

    Date: 1926.19.10

    Building Permit Description:

    Cost: $55,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP36719, 1964.23.03, greenhouse ADD, CON Pepper Const.. Co., $1900; BP41569, 1974.18.07, attached car port, CON Pepper Const. Co. $8500

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Northwestern University bought property for president of medical school. Granted landmark status on 1978.18.05, Ordinance 57-0-78 and on 1982.26.04, Ordinance 33-0-82.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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