Date of Construction: 1925 (c)

Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 701-711 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.289648, -87.955146
  • Building Details

    Building name: Dall Building

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: N/A

    Current Occupant: Liberty Cleaners (701), Classic Travel (703), Serendipity Shop (705), Lattitude Shop (707), Wiser Law Group (709), Allstate (711), Phoenix Insurance (711); Lazzaretto Consruction Co. (118), The Improv Playhouse (116), Welllness Clinic (114), North Shore Active Health (112), Proline Sports Nutrition (110)

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 1

    Property Index Number: 1

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: C

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: Yes

    Criteria: A

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib: C

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    NR Eligible?: Yes

    Criteria: C

    Alternate Address?: 110-118 W. Lake Street

  • 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: One Part Commercial Block

    Details: Tudor Revival

    Other Year: Tudor Revival

    Date source: Surveyor/Sanborn

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stucco

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 1

    Roof Type: Flat/False Gable

    Roof Material: Slate/Not visible

    Foundation: Not visible

    Porch: Not visible

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Metal

    Window Type: Storefront & casement

    Window Configuration: 1-light; multi-light; diamond-light

    Significance: Charming Tudor-Revival commercial block dating from the mid-1920s. The building retains good integrity, with original storefront configurations and Tudor details.

    Historic Features: Resource consists of two One-Part Commercial Blocks facing Milwaukee Avenue and Lake Street. Buildings are connected via a brick and stone archway along Lake Street. 701-711 N. Milwaukee Building---False gable roof with slate shingles; southeast corner clock tower with peaked roof, decorative half timbering, and decorative stonework around door and window openings; south storefront features entry in tower and single storefront window; four center storefronts feature recessed entrances under a steeply pitched gable with decorative half timbering; verge board, and leaded glass windows on gable walls; storefront windows on these center storefronts are flush with the east wall of the building; north storefront features center recessed entry flanked by two storefront windows, topped by front gable with decorative half timbering and leaded glass windows. Most storefronts (except 701) feature pointed-arch entries and transoms. Some historic casement windows at tower bay 110-118 W. Lake Building--Steeply pitched false, parapeted side-gable roof with ceramic tiles; stone capped parapet; center front gable with decorative half timbering, decorative wood vergeboard; storefront flanked by stone-capped, square brick piers; historic storefront configuration with recessed entry flanked by storefront bays

    Alterations: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Building Moved?: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Moved From: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Original Owner: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Original Architect: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Architect Source: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    Builder: Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

    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: 98-154 (4/1/1998)--glass block installation on rear of buildings;

    Other Permit Information: 98-154 (4/1/1998)--glass block installation on rear of buildings;

    COA Info: 98-154 (4/1/1998)--glass block installation on rear of buildings;

    Historic Info: Historic photographs from the 1950s on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2039/rec/1 http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/cookmemo11/id/2061 http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/cookmemo11/id/2058

    Other Sources: Sanborn maps--1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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