• 1609 - 1619 Sherman Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.0474599, -87.681563
    PIN: 11-18-305-002-0000
  • 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.

  • 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: Commercial

    Historic Use: Commercial

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Stone pilasters between windows, belt course and cornice, terracotta around windows on second floor.

    Construction Year: 1927

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Terra Cotta

    Plan: Triangular/Trapoziod

    No of Stories: 3

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material:



    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Second story windows have decorative terracotta window surrounds with fluting and dentils, stone belt course with dentils and cornice, marble pedestal wall, gargoyles, pediment with sunburst finial.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Hahn, John F.

    Original Architect: Original building, Lane, O. (?). Current building, Nyden, John A.

    Architect Source: Evanston History Center, Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresiis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 15-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1609 - 1619 Sherman Avenue; 1618 - 1626 Orrington Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1927

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: Original building, 396. Current building, 16531.

    Date: Original building, 1894.09.04. Current building, 1927.29.04.

    Building Permit Description: Current building, 6-sty, FR and STU.

    Cost: Original building, $1500. Current building, $4000(?)

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP23939, 1940.08.04, new entrance NE of building, ARC DeGolyer(sp. ?), R. & Stockton, W.; BP20182, 1931.02.06. new storefront, $2500.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Granted landmark status on 1982.26.4, Ordinance 33-0-82.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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