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  • 437 - 445 Ridge Avenue Evanston IL 60602
    42.026557, -87.684818
    PIN: 11-30-102-008-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1986

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A4: Exhibit a high quality of architectural design without regard to the time built or historic associations.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1984

    NR Eligible?:

    Criteria: 38

    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Multi Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Multi Family Residential

    Historic Use: Multi Family Residential

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Tudor Revival

    Details: Articulated brick facade with stone belt course and water course on the base and half timbering on the third floor, using full height tower forms, bay window forms, and brick panels, a parapet that varies from crenelated to brick detail panels with borders and varied bond patterns, Dutch gabled to mansard with stone panel interruptions, to large copper octagonal caps, entries are marked with carved stone panels, arches and pilasters, some with conglomerations of shields, drip moulds, arches and tracery at the Dutch gable above.

    Construction Year: 1927

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stone

    Plan: W Shape

    No of Stories: 4+

    Roof Type: Mansard

    Roof Material: Slate

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch:

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 3-Aug

    Significance:

    Historic Features: W-Shaped Tudor Revival/with eclectic stylistic features on articulated facade, using full height tower forms, bay window forms, and brick panels, a parapet that varies from crenelated to gabled to mansard with stone panel interruptions, to copper cornice. Stone detailing on the base and half timbering on the third floor.

    Alterations: Storm windows.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: DeLang and Anderson

    Original Architect: Godfrey E. Larson

    Architect Source: Landmark Nomination

    Builder: Godfrey E. Larson

    Surveyor: MC, Susan Turner

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 15-Aug-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 437 - 445 Ridge Avenue; 442 - 448 Elmwood Avenue; 900 - 910 Oakton Avenue.

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1927

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#16743, 900 to 920 Oakton and 433 to 445 Ridge

    Date: 1927.06.07

    Building Permit Description: 3 story brick 45 apartment building, 23 attached garages

    Cost: $410,000

    Original Owner Occupied?:

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP02DKP-87, 2002.10.30, replace back porch 2 flights stair, $5495.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 2001.19.03 Lintel replacement with masonry work to match existing exterior finish and materials, including Swiss/Austrian wood trim, as per scope of work document dated 2/2/01 from W.L. Kercher (Contractor)

    Historic Info:

    Other Sources:

    Historic Info Compiler:

    Volunteer: Stephen Slaggert

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