• 2000 Sherman Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.054088, -87.682047
    PIN: 11-18-104-035-0000
  • 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: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Craftsman

    Details: Exposed rafter tails at porch and second story cornice lines and gable dormer; fanlight ornamentation over second story art glass windows; finials at roof line and at porch ends.

    Construction Year: 1903

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Side Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Full Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type:

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan


    Historic Features: Pediments extending from porch roof to side legations; Palladian windows on south elevation; full front porch; gable dormer on east legation with Palladian window configuration.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Tait, James A.

    Original Architect: Tait, James A., AR & BL

    Architect Source: Landmark nomination


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 29-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2000 Sherman Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1903

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: 2018 (difficult to read number)

    Date: 1903.17.09

    Building Permit Description: 2-sty BR and plaster dwelling, 40x28x36

    Cost: $5,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP33144, 1057.23.10, outside stairway from third floor to grade, $543

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Used as a boarding house. Granted landmark status on 1982.26.04, Ordinance 33-0-82.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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