Date of Construction: pre-1897

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 117 E. Cook Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.28771, -87.953466
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Commercial

    Current Occupant: Blue Sky Studio

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116411003

  • 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: Historic 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: 1958

    Date source: Sanborn Map/Permit

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    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: Metal

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: Flat roof, rectangular massing

    Alterations: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Building Moved?: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Moved From: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Original Owner: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Original Architect: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Architect Source: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    Builder: Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

    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: 3916 (5/16/1966)--1-story rear addition; 9271 (12/22/1958)--removal of present front of building to be replaced by recessed glass store front on first and glass and brick window wall on second, supported by 2 I beams.

    Other Permit Information: 3916 (5/16/1966)--1-story rear addition; 9271 (12/22/1958)--removal of present front of building to be replaced by recessed glass store front on first and glass and brick window wall on second, supported by 2 I beams.

    COA Info: 3916 (5/16/1966)--1-story rear addition; 9271 (12/22/1958)--removal of present front of building to be replaced by recessed glass store front on first and glass and brick window wall on second, supported by 2 I beams.

    Historic Info: 3916 (5/16/1966)--1-story rear addition; 9271 (12/22/1958)--removal of present front of building to be replaced by recessed glass store front on first and glass and brick window wall on second, supported by 2 I beams.

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps (1897, 1907, 1912, 1924, 1933, 1948)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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