Date of Construction: 1924

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 322-334 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.28581, -87.953642
  • Building Details

    Building name: Batholomay Building

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Commercial/Office

    Current Occupant: Buss Flower Shop (322), Christine Anne Couture (324), How Impressive (326), Full Disclothesure (330), Awards and Engraving (332), Vito Anthony Salon (334)

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116414009 (322/324/326/334), 1116400055 (330/332/334)

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: C

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: Potentially Eligible

    Criteria: Potentially Eligible

  • 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

    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: Colonial Revival

    Other Year: Colonial Revival

    Date source: LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT, March 14, 1929, p. 1

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Brick

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Not Visible

    Foundation: Concrete

    Porch: Concrete

    Window Material: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 6/6; 8/8; 1-light

    Significance: Fine Two-Part Commercial Block with Colonial Revival detailing. Although storefront and 2nd story windows have been replaced, the type and configuration are historically accurate.

    Historic Features: Rectangular massing and flat roof with brick parapet and metal cornice below; north and south bays are recessed slightly; historic multi-light oval windows on 2nd story; flat brick arches with center keystones above 2nd-story double hung windows; 2nd story oriel windows at north and south bays; center 2nd-story entry with fanlight and stone/concrete classical surround; storefront configurations are historic, with recessed entries and single storefronts

    Alterations: Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

    Building Moved?: Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

    Moved From: Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

    Original Owner: Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

    Original Architect: Anderson & Ticknor; Xavier Vigeant

    Architect Source: LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT, March 14, 1924, p. 1

    Builder: LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT, March 14, 1924, p. 1

    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: 2090 (5/19/1958)--alterations

    Other Permit Information: 2090 (5/19/1958)--alterations

    COA Info: 2090 (5/19/1958)--alterations

    Historic Info: Article in the March 14, 1924 edition of the LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT indicate that the building is to be "French Chateau type" architecture--likely that plans for the building were late changed. Historic photograph of building on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1243/rec/5

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1924, 1933, 1948

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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