Date of Construction: 1912

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 614-618 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.28921, -87.954366
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Unknown

    Current Occupant: Liberty Barber, Village Jewelers

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 614 (1116300067), 618 (1116300066)

  • 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

    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: Two Part Commercial Block

    Other Year: Two Part Commercial Block

    Date source: Sanborn Maps

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Brick

    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: Wood

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: Brick facade; stone-capped brick parapet with center flanged triangular pediment; corbeled brick cornice below parapet; ashlar stone lintels and sills on 2nd story window; historic storefront configuration with center 2nd story entry and flanking storefronts with angled entry doors; metal storefront frieze with tiebacks

    Alterations: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Building Moved?: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Moved From: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Original Owner: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Original Architect: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Architect Source: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    Builder: Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

    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: 4108 (3/24/1967)--remodel storefronts and exterior; 3685 (5/17/1965)--erect new rear porch; 3205 (3/5/1963)--interior and rear facade alterations;87-715 (11/17/1987)--1 bedroom addition; JRR-02-0034 (8/27/2003)--interior apartment remodel

    Other Permit Information: 4108 (3/24/1967)--remodel storefronts and exterior; 3685 (5/17/1965)--erect new rear porch; 3205 (3/5/1963)--interior and rear facade alterations;87-715 (11/17/1987)--1 bedroom addition; JRR-02-0034 (8/27/2003)--interior apartment remodel

    COA Info: 4108 (3/24/1967)--remodel storefronts and exterior; 3685 (5/17/1965)--erect new rear porch; 3205 (3/5/1963)--interior and rear facade alterations;87-715 (11/17/1987)--1 bedroom addition; JRR-02-0034 (8/27/2003)--interior apartment remodel

    Historic Info: From Illinois Digital Archives (info from Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"Western Tire and Auto Shop located at 618 North Milwaukee Avenue when this photograph was taken. They sold tires and accepted trade-ins. The Liberty Barber Shop was opened by Fred Smith in 1916 at 614 North Milwaukee Avenue. Smith was the barber/proprietor until his death in 1951."

    Other Sources: Historic photograph (1950s) 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/1992/rec/1

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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