Date of Construction: 1910 (c)

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 547-551 N. Milwaukee Avenue Liberytville IL 60048
    42.28884, -87.954856
  • Building Details

    Building name: Libertyville Bakery

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Residential Apartments

    Current Occupant: ChiliU

    Zoning: ChiliU

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 2

  • 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

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade

    Historic Use: Commerce/Trade

    Secondary Structure: Commerce/Trade

    NR Second: Commerce/Trade

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

    Details: Two Part Commercial Block

    Other Year: Two Part Commercial Block

    Date source: History of Libertyville Bakery

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Brick

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Not Visible

    Foundation: Not visible

    Porch: Not visible

    Window Material: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: Second-story window openings on front facade; metal frieze above storefront with tiebacks appears to be historic

    Alterations: Extensive alterations to storefront made in 1950s (two storefronts combined into one--see photo on Illinois Digital Archives); front facade subsequently rehabilitated, with single-storefront with brick bulkhead; existing parapet extended and cornice added (not historic); replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story on front facade; large 2-story rear addition (2008) with secondary entrance

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Extensive alterations to storefront made in 1950s (two storefronts combined into one--see photo on Illinois Digital Archives); front facade subsequently rehabilitated, with single-storefront with brick bulkhead; existing parapet extended and cornice added (not historic); replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story on front facade; large 2-story rear addition (2008) with secondary entrance

    Building Moved?: Extensive alterations to storefront made in 1950s (two storefronts combined into one--see photo on Illinois Digital Archives); front facade subsequently rehabilitated, with single-storefront with brick bulkhead; existing parapet extended and cornice added (not historic); replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story on front facade; large 2-story rear addition (2008) with secondary entrance

    Moved From: Extensive alterations to storefront made in 1950s (two storefronts combined into one--see photo on Illinois Digital Archives); front facade subsequently rehabilitated, with single-storefront with brick bulkhead; existing parapet extended and cornice added (not historic); replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story on front facade; large 2-story rear addition (2008) with secondary entrance

    Original Owner: Jochheim, Frederick Louis

    Original Architect: Jochheim, Frederick Louis

    Architect Source: Jochheim, Frederick Louis

    Builder: Jochheim, Frederick Louis

    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: PB-07-0335 (11/10/2008)--demo of existing frame structure, 2-story addition to existing masonry structure

    Other Permit Information: PB-07-0335 (11/10/2008)--demo of existing frame structure, 2-story addition to existing masonry structure

    COA Info: PB-07-0335 (11/10/2008)--demo of existing frame structure, 2-story addition to existing masonry structure

    Historic Info: Building was occupied by Libertyville Bakery from c. 1910-1951. The Joachheim family had opened the business in Libertyville in 1903. Photo from 1956 and Assessor's photos from the 1970s show earlier alterations to storefront level (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1271/rec/1 http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6560/rec/3 http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6659/rec/26

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1897 (Sheet 1), 1907 (Sheet 2), 1912 (Sheet 2), 1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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