• 2519 Orrington Avenue Evanston IL 60201
    42.06358, -87.679159
    PIN: 11-07-200-003-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1982

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: 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: Contributing

    Within District?: Yes

    NR Landmark?: No


    NR Eligible?: No


    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Single Family Residential

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Good

    Current Use: Single Family Residential

    Historic Use: Single Family Residential

    Secondary Structure: Two Car Garage

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Craftsman

    Details: Brackets under roof eave line; blind arch panels over first floor window bays, west elevation.

    Construction Year: 1914

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Asymentrical

    No of Stories: 2 1/2

    Roof Type: Front Gabled

    Roof Material: Asphalt Shingle

    Foundation: Undetermined

    Porch: Stoop

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Storm Windows

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: Multi Light


    Historic Features: Main entrance with glazed fanlight and broken pediment entrance hood; elongated gable front with brackets; bay windows on second story, west elevation; chimney stack with pots; shed dormer on south elevation.

    Alterations: Additions on east/north elevations.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year):

    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: George Bridge

    Original Architect:

    Architect Source:

    Builder: T.B. Carson

    Surveyor: Nick Kalogeresis

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 11-Jun-15

    Survey Area:

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 2519 Orrington Avenue

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1914

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #:

    Date Moved:

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: BP#5737

    Date: 07.14.1914

    Building Permit Description: 2 sty stucco residence 32'W. 40'L 30'H

    Cost: $6,500

    Original Owner Occupied?: OWN & ARCH George Bridge

    Exterior Alteration Permits: BP#6168 frame stucco gar, 03.24.1915, $200; BP#15819 10.18.1926, 2 sty frame and stucco 10ft add to back porch $2000; OWN and ARCH A.B Lapham; BP#16831 192.06.20, 2-sty frame and stucco house improvement and remodel. $2,500, A.B. Lapham-OR/O; BP#41077 08.28.1973, alter 2-1/2 sty frame single family dwelling, wreck and econstruct exist 1 story rear por, $1500 OWN Shelly Metz; No BP#, 12.06.2002, 1 sty add and intr alts, ARCH Ellen Galland; $13,000, OWM Daniel and Jennifer Linzer; 14FNCE-0121: Repair of fence posts, replacement of fence; 11ADDR-0028: 2nd and 3rd floor add; 02AIR0000000074: 1 sty add and interior alterations; 02NFN0000000033: New fence and gates at side and rear of property.

    Other Permit Information:

    COA Info: 14PRES-0094: Replacement of existing chain link fence and stockade style fence with red cedar fence in the traditional style (6' H x 150' L) along the S, N and E rear property line, and two gates at the rear; 11PRES-0103: 2nd flr bedroom add over existing 1st floor family room, the exterior stucco finish will match the existing, and the winds and trim will match those of the family room below, E elev: the non-historic 3rd floor windows will be replaced to be more consistent with the style of the house, revised plans include the extension of the gable rf over the new 2nd sty add, N elev: removal of 2 double hung windows on the 2nd sty, the infill and patching of the wind openings with stucco to match existing in color, texture and thickness, install two new casement winds on new window openings (revised plans dated 2011.14.06; 11PRES-0123: 2nd flr bedroom add over existing 1st floor family room, the exterior stucco finish will match the existing, and the windows and trim will match those of the family room below; non-historic third floor windows will be replaced to be more consistent with the style of the house; 06HIS0000000157: Removing slate walkway and steps leading to primary entrance from sidewalk to curb on public ROW, replacing with brick and replacing wrought iron railing in kind at entrance steps; 02HIS0000000150: NE corner 4'' high wood gate/fence, north interior side yard 4'' high wood/alum gate/fence, and interior south yard fence 6'' high wood/alum gate/fence.

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