Date of Construction: 1875 (c)

Architectural Classification: Italianate

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 137 W. Park Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.282761, -87.955011
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial/Office

    Upper Floor Use: Commercial/Office

    Current Occupant: Walter Schummer Attorney At Law

    Zoning: O-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1121109002

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: C

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: No

    Criteria: No

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib: C

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    NR Eligible?: No

    Criteria: No

    Alternate Address?: No

  • General Information

    Category: Building

    Condition: Good

    Integrity: Moderate alterations and additions

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade - office

    Historic Use: Domestic - single dwelling

    Secondary Structure: Detached garage

    NR Second: C

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Italianate

    Details: Italianate

    Other Year: Italianate

    Date source: Surveyor

    Wall Material (Current): Aluminum/vinyl

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Aluminum/vinyl

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Asphalt - shingle

    Foundation: Brick

    Porch: Brick

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Wood

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1/1

    Significance: 1/1

    Historic Features: Hipped roof; wood cornice with paneled frieze and brackets with drop pendants; hipped roof, one-story east-side square bay; classical wood window surrounds

    Alterations: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Building Moved?: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Moved From: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Original Owner: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Original Architect: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Architect Source: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Builder: Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

    Surveyor: LR

    Surveyor Organization: Ramsey Historic Consultants

    Survey Date: May-June 1916

    Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Old Address: Downtown Libertyville

    Date of Construction: Downtown Libertyville

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #: Downtown Libertyville

    Date Moved: Downtown Libertyville

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: Downtown Libertyville

    Date: Downtown Libertyville

    Building Permit Description: Downtown Libertyville

    Cost: Downtown Libertyville

    Original Owner Occupied?: Downtown Libertyville

    Exterior Alteration Permits: 88-599 (9/29/1988)--two-story west side addition and rear 2nd-story addition (architectural drawings also in permit folder)

    Other Permit Information: 984 (10/22/1954)--garage

    COA Info: 984 (10/22/1954)--garage

    Historic Info: 984 (10/22/1954)--garage

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1924 (Sheet 9); 1933 (Sheet 5); 1948 (Sheet 5)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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