Date of Construction: 1890 (c)

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 116-118 E. Cook Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.287986, -87.953534
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Commercial

    Current Occupant: A. Perry Homes

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116405068

  • 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: Minor alterations and additions

    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: Classical Revival

    Other Year: 1956

    Date source: Surveyor/Permit

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Wood

    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: Historic metal cornice; wide stone lintels over 2nd story front windows

    Alterations: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Building Moved?: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Moved From: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Original Owner: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Original Architect: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Architect Source: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    Builder: Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

    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: 1644 (12/12/1956)--interior soffit, exterior brickwork and new window and doors; raising of sidewalk per instructions from Village engineer; 1329 (6/13/1956)--repair back porch; 254 (2/22/1952)--removing overhead doors and replacing with window

    Other Permit Information: 1644 (12/12/1956)--interior soffit, exterior brickwork and new window and doors; raising of sidewalk per instructions from Village engineer; 1329 (6/13/1956)--repair back porch; 254 (2/22/1952)--removing overhead doors and replacing with window

    COA Info: 1644 (12/12/1956)--interior soffit, exterior brickwork and new window and doors; raising of sidewalk per instructions from Village engineer; 1329 (6/13/1956)--repair back porch; 254 (2/22/1952)--removing overhead doors and replacing with window

    Historic Info: 1644 (12/12/1956)--interior soffit, exterior brickwork and new window and doors; raising of sidewalk per instructions from Village engineer; 1329 (6/13/1956)--repair back porch; 254 (2/22/1952)--removing overhead doors and replacing with window

    Other Sources: Historic photo of building on Illinois Digital Archives-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2052/rec/20 Sanborn Maps (1897, 1907, 1912, 1924, 1933, 1948)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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