• 1232 Simpson Street Evanston IL 60201
    42.055592, -87.68873
    PIN: 11-18-100-005-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1985

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: H3: Be associated with a nationally, regionally, or locally prominent person or organization; deceased 25 years; 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: Two Car Gatage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Greek Revival

    Details: Pilasters at corners; window trim and crowns.

    Construction Year: c. 1855

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Wood Siding

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular with wing on east elevation.

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Gable front

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Side Porch

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Front gable with returns; full porch on west elevations; entry porch on east elevation.


  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?: MP#444, 1923.08.03, 1-1/2 story house

    Moved From: 2123 Ridge Avenue

    Original Owner: Gaffield, Eli

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:


    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 29-Jul-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1232 Simpson Street

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: c. 1885

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #:


    Building Permit Description:


    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP12826, 1924.02.09, 18x18x12 frame GAR, $275; BP 21394, 1936.09.05, enclose rear POR, $500; BP 93-27165, 1993.22.04, detached 400sq. ft. GAR, $7700, CON Pierce, J. E.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info:

    Historic Info: Granted landmark status on 1985.12.03, Ordinance 23-0-85.

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Daniel R. Schreiber

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