Date of Construction: 1900 (c)

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 406-410 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.287093, -87.953987
  • Building Details

    Building name: Kaiser, C. H. Building

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Residential Apartments

    Current Occupant: Leggy Bird Designs (406), Stratum Technology (408), Julie J Studio (410)

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 408 (1116411010)

  • 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: Moderate alterations and additions

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

    Historic Use: Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

    Secondary Structure: Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

    NR Second: Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

    Details: Queen Anne

    Other Year: Queen Anne

    Date source: Surveyor

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Metal

    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: Metal

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: Buff brick facade; elaborate metal cornice with center name plate ("C. H. Kaiser); rusticated string course at 2nd story lintel level; paired 2nd story, 3-sided bay windows at north and south end of facade; center second story entrance flanked by fluted pilasters

    Alterations: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Building Moved?: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Moved From: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Original Owner: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Original Architect: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Architect Source: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    Builder: Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

    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: 1107 (4/26/1955)--remodel front of building (doors wood frame aluminum covered) new concrete entrances; 1628 (9/29/1956)--1-story addition

    Other Permit Information: 1107 (4/26/1955)--remodel front of building (doors wood frame aluminum covered) new concrete entrances; 1628 (9/29/1956)--1-story addition

    COA Info: 1107 (4/26/1955)--remodel front of building (doors wood frame aluminum covered) new concrete entrances; 1628 (9/29/1956)--1-story addition

    Historic Info: Historic photos 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/1279/rec/1; http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/187/rec/4

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1897, 1907, 1924, 1933, 1948

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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