Date of Construction: 1920 (c)

Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 133 E. Cook Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.287656, -87.953013
  • Building Details

    Building name: Coy Lumber Company

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: N/A

    Current Occupant: Amazing Cosmetics

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116411006

  • 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: Freestanding Commercial

    Details: French Eclectic

    Other Year: 1990s; 2000s

    Date source: Surveyor; permits

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Aluminum/vinyl

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1.5

    Roof Type: Multi-gable

    Roof Material: Asphalt - shingle

    Foundation: Not visible

    Porch: Not visible

    Window Material: Not visible

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: fixed

    Window Configuration: 1-light

    Significance: 1-light

    Historic Features: Narrow side gable roof at front (north) facade, with broader front gable roof behind; window and center entry openings on front facade are historic

    Alterations: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Building Moved?: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Moved From: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Original Owner: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Original Architect: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Architect Source: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    Builder: Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

    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: 18 (3/17/1951)--reroofing old shed; 528 (2/4/1953)--repair brick

    Other Permit Information: 18 (3/17/1951)--reroofing old shed; 528 (2/4/1953)--repair brick

    COA Info: 18 (3/17/1951)--reroofing old shed; 528 (2/4/1953)--repair brick

    Historic Info: From Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"The Coy Lumber Company was located at 133 East Cook Avenue between Milwaukee Avenue and First Street. In addition to lumber, Coy sold feed, millwork, insulation, wall board, and roofing and building materials. The lumber yard also advertised various brands of coal including Great Heart Stoker, Harco Stoker, and Pocahontas."

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps (1897-1948); Historic photo of building on Illinois Digital Archives website--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1288/rec/2

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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