Architectural Classification: Folk Victorian

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 329 W. Park Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.28292, -87.958265
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Residential

    Upper Floor Use: Residential

    Current Occupant: Residential

    Zoning: R-7

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1121108012

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: C

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: Yes

    Criteria: A

  • 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: Minor alterations

    Current Use: Domestic - single dwelling

    Historic Use: Domestic - single dwelling

    Secondary Structure: Detached garage

    NR Second: C

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Folk Victorian

    Details: Folk Victorian

    Other Year: Folk Victorian

    Date source: Illinois Digital Archives

    Wall Material (Current): Wood

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Hipped

    Roof Material: Asphalt - shingle

    Foundation: Parged

    Porch: Full Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Wood

    Window Type: Double Hung

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 2/2 vertical

    Significance: Handsome Folk Victorian residence from the late 19th century. Notable features include cornice with paneled frieze and scrolled brackets, hipped-roof front porch, and two-story east side bay.

    Historic Features: Hipped roof; cornice with paneled frieze and brackets; hipped roof porch with turned porch columns and railings and spindlework frieze (may be early alteration from the 1890s); two-story, three-sided bay on east facade; some windows on first floor appear to be historic wood double hung windows

    Alterations: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Building Moved?: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Moved From: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Original Owner: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Original Architect: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Architect Source: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Builder: Second-story windows are wood replacement; rear deck addition (1996)

    Surveyor: LR

    Surveyor Organization: Ramsey Historic Consultants

    Survey Date: May-June 2016

    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: 95-745 (9/29/1995)--addition to single family dwelling; #88-392 (6/15/1988)--interior alterations; #96-474 (7/1/1996)--deck addition

    Other Permit Information: 95-745 (9/29/1995)--addition to single family dwelling; #88-392 (6/15/1988)--interior alterations; #96-474 (7/1/1996)--deck addition

    COA Info: 95-745 (9/29/1995)--addition to single family dwelling; #88-392 (6/15/1988)--interior alterations; #96-474 (7/1/1996)--deck addition

    Historic Info: Historic photograph at Illinois Digital Archives (info from Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library) "Note on back [of photograph]: "1. Harvey Home, 2. Baldwin Home, 3. Kollman is an architect - Libertyville, 329 W. Park, Built 1898." Photograph by Beswick Photo Studio, Libertyville, Ill. The Beswick Photo Studio is listed in the Libertyville section of the Waukegan city directory between 1903 and 1913. According to the Lake County Assessor's Office, the house was built in 1899. http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6519/rec/3

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

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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