Date of Construction: 1955

Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 121 E. Cook Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.287732, -87.953306
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: N/A

    Current Occupant: Salon Kallisto

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 1

    Property Index Number: 1116411031

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: NC

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: No

    Criteria: No

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib: NC

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    NR Eligible?: No

    Criteria: No

    Alternate Address?: No

  • General Information

    Category: Building

    Condition: Good

    Integrity: Major alterations

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade

    Historic Use: Commerce/Trade

    Secondary Structure: Commerce/Trade

    NR Second: Commerce/Trade

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block

    Details: One Part Commercial Block

    Other Year: 1994

    Date source: Permits

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Concrete block

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Not Visible

    Foundation: Concrete-block

    Porch: Concrete-block

    Window Material: Concrete-block

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Storefront

    Window Configuration: 1-light

    Significance: 1-light

    Historic Features: Rectangular massing; flat roof

    Alterations: Front facade completely remodeled in 1994, with other minor subsequent alterations--dryvit on facade; replacement storefront windows in non-historic configuration; awning

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Front facade completely remodeled in 1994, with other minor subsequent alterations--dryvit on facade; replacement storefront windows in non-historic configuration; awning

    Building Moved?: Front facade completely remodeled in 1994, with other minor subsequent alterations--dryvit on facade; replacement storefront windows in non-historic configuration; awning

    Moved From: Front facade completely remodeled in 1994, with other minor subsequent alterations--dryvit on facade; replacement storefront windows in non-historic configuration; awning

    Original Owner: Cooper, Kenneth

    Original Architect: Cooper, Kenneth

    Architect Source: Cooper, Kenneth

    Builder: Roewat, Roy

    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 #: 1320

    Date: 12/14/1955

    Building Permit Description: one-story concrete block commercial building

    Cost: $10,000.00

    Original Owner Occupied?: $10,000.00

    Exterior Alteration Permits: S94-152 (1994)--awnings; Application for Certification of Approval Appearance Review Commission (1994)--drawings show building with awning, corner dryvit brackets, paneled dryvit piers; photos included of building before renovation

    Other Permit Information: S94-152 (1994)--awnings; Application for Certification of Approval Appearance Review Commission (1994)--drawings show building with awning, corner dryvit brackets, paneled dryvit piers; photos included of building before renovation

    COA Info: S94-152 (1994)--awnings; Application for Certification of Approval Appearance Review Commission (1994)--drawings show building with awning, corner dryvit brackets, paneled dryvit piers; photos included of building before renovation

    Historic Info: From Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"Sometime around 1958 the Village Pantry, a small restaurant at 120 East Cook Street, closed, and the Village Restaurant pictured here opened across the street at 121 East Cook Street. The Village Restaurant was open from 5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. and served spaghetti every Wednesday. Their ad boasted "Hot meals for hungry people."

    Other Sources: Historic photograph of building at Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2112/rec/1

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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