Date of Construction: pre-1897

Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block (altered)

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 624 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.289431, -87.954388
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Unknown

    Current Occupant: Green Room

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116300064

  • 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: Fair

    Integrity: Major alterations and additions

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade

    Historic Use: Commerce/Trade

    Secondary Structure: Commerce/Trade

    NR Second: Commerce/Trade

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block (altered)

    Details: Two Part Commercial Block (altered)

    Other Year: 1945 (c); 1970s

    Date source: Surveyor/Sanborn

    Wall Material (Current): wood - vertical board

    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: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: Sanborn fire insurance maps show a 1-story brick commercial block from 1897-1933

    Alterations: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Building Moved?: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Moved From: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Original Owner: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Original Architect: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Architect Source: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    Builder: 2nd-story addition (c. 1930); non-historic vertical wood cladding on front facade; replacement windows in 2nd story openings; remodeled storefront with non-historic windows and door.

    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: 809 (4/5/1954)--alteration of north wall with plywood; one window on south, also tear off back porch and replace with new one; one window on north side of glass block or glass; 1674 (11/14/1956)--re-side restaurant with stucco; 2076 (5/5/1955)--exterior door and window; 3429 (3/16/1964)--install five windows--3 on north and two on south of building; 4253 (7/21/1967)--remodel front of building; 00-39 (3/1/2000)--repairs, alterations and construction of fire damage

    Other Permit Information: 809 (4/5/1954)--alteration of north wall with plywood; one window on south, also tear off back porch and replace with new one; one window on north side of glass block or glass; 1674 (11/14/1956)--re-side restaurant with stucco; 2076 (5/5/1955)--exterior door and window; 3429 (3/16/1964)--install five windows--3 on north and two on south of building; 4253 (7/21/1967)--remodel front of building; 00-39 (3/1/2000)--repairs, alterations and construction of fire damage

    COA Info: 809 (4/5/1954)--alteration of north wall with plywood; one window on south, also tear off back porch and replace with new one; one window on north side of glass block or glass; 1674 (11/14/1956)--re-side restaurant with stucco; 2076 (5/5/1955)--exterior door and window; 3429 (3/16/1964)--install five windows--3 on north and two on south of building; 4253 (7/21/1967)--remodel front of building; 00-39 (3/1/2000)--repairs, alterations and construction of fire damage

    Historic Info: Assessor's photo of building in the 1970s on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and the Cook Memorial Public Library)-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6669/rec/236

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1897 (Sheet 1), 1907 (Sheet 2), 1912 (Sheet 2), 1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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