Date of Construction: 1955

Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 704 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.290288, -87.954639
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: N/A

    Current Occupant: Marathon Service Station

    Zoning: C-1

    Number of Stories: 1

    Property Index Number: 1116302002

  • 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?: 724 N. Milwaukee Avenue (permit file); 720 N. Milwaukee Avenue (permit file)

  • General Information

    Category: Building

    Condition: Good

    Integrity: Major alterations

    Current Use: Transportation - road related (vehicular)

    Historic Use: Transportation - road related (vehicular)

    Secondary Structure: Transportation - road related (vehicular)

    NR Second: Transportation - road related (vehicular)

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial

    Details: Freestanding Commercial

    Other Year: 2015

    Date source: Permits

    Wall Material (Current): Brick

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Metal/ Wood

    Plan: Metal/ Wood

    No of Stories: 1

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Not Visible

    Foundation: Not visible

    Porch: Not visible

    Window Material: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Storefront

    Window Configuration: 1-light

    Significance: 1-light

    Historic Features: Gas station building appears historic--angled storefront still visible

    Alterations: Replacement storefront materials; some windows on sides of storefront filled in; exterior painted; metal frieze with signage; non-historic canopy over gas pumps

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Replacement storefront materials; some windows on sides of storefront filled in; exterior painted; metal frieze with signage; non-historic canopy over gas pumps

    Building Moved?: Replacement storefront materials; some windows on sides of storefront filled in; exterior painted; metal frieze with signage; non-historic canopy over gas pumps

    Moved From: Replacement storefront materials; some windows on sides of storefront filled in; exterior painted; metal frieze with signage; non-historic canopy over gas pumps

    Original Owner: Clark Oil & Refinery Company

    Original Architect: Pollatz, Walter

    Architect Source: Permit

    Builder: Permit

    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 #: 1118

    Date: 5/2/1955

    Building Permit Description: 1 story steel, brick and concrete block business

    Cost: $22,000.00

    Original Owner Occupied?: $22,000.00

    Exterior Alteration Permits: JCM-15-0010 (5/8/2015)--replace islands

    Other Permit Information: JCM-15-0010 (5/8/2015)--replace islands

    COA Info: JCM-15-0010 (5/8/2015)--replace islands

    Historic Info: 1970s Assessor photograph of gas station building at Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library): http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6674/rec/1

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1948 (Sheet 9)

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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