• 1206 Sherman Avenue Evanston IL 60202
    42.039733, -87.682219
    PIN: 11-19-104-026-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A7: Exemplify an architectural style, construction technique or building type once common in the City.

  • 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: Excellent

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Queen Anne

    Details: Main floor wood siding and second floor shingles,double windows on main and second with wood casings, entry porch with turned columns, and dominant roof from above the porch up to ridge. Front gable has fish scale shingles and deep fascia board with half-circle wood fanlight above window pair.

    Construction Year: c. 1885-1890

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood/Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood shingles

    Plan: Square

    No of Stories: 1 1/2

    Roof Type: Cross-Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Entry Porch

    Window Material: Vinyl

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Single Hung

    Window Configuration: 4-Apr


    Historic Features: Elevation divided into 4 parts, double windows on main and second to the left, porch on the right, and dominant roof from first up to ridge. Front gable has fish scale shingles, deep fascia board, wood window casings, wood siding on the main floor with corner boards and shingles on the second, the porch has turned columns.

    Alterations: Vinyl windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner:

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Susan Turner, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 23-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1206 Sherman Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1885-1890

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: 773

    Date: 1895.21.09

    Building Permit Description: 1.5 sty, 3-room cottage, 22x17.6x24

    Cost: $700

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP91-24047, 1991.01.10, demo and build new 18x20 detached garage, CON SGC Construction Co.; BP93-27118, 1993.14.04, build 30x30 rear stairway with 20x32 stained-glass window and skylight; BP14997, 1926.13.04, 2-car frame GAR, $500; BP91-24047, 1991.01.10, demo old GAR and build new 18x20 GAR, BL SCG Const. Co; BP93-27118, 1993.14.04, new windows, inc.10x30 stained glass window, and skylight, 30x30 rear stairway.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Granted landmark status on 1982.26.04, Ordinance 33-0-82.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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