Date of Construction: 1945 (c)

Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial (altered)

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 755-759 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville IL 60048
    42.291143, -87.955355
  • Building Details

    Building name:

    Ground Floor Use: Commercial

    Upper Floor Use: Commercial

    Current Occupant: Hansa Coffee Roasters; Audio Consultants; Fresh Fragrant Flowers

    Zoning: C-2

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116300167

  • 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: Good

    Integrity: Major alterations and additions

    Current Use: Commerce/Trade

    Historic Use: Transportation - road-related (vehicular)

    Secondary Structure: Transportation - road-related (vehicular)

    NR Second: Transportation - road-related (vehicular)

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial (altered)

    Details: Freestanding Commercial (altered)

    Other Year: 1967; 1970s

    Date source: Surveyor; Sanborn Map (1948); 1970s Assessor Photo

    Wall Material (Current): Surveyor; Sanborn Map (1948); 1970s Assessor Photo

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Surveyor; Sanborn Map (1948); 1970s Assessor Photo

    Plan: Surveyor; Sanborn Map (1948); 1970s Assessor Photo

    No of Stories: 1 & 2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Not Visible

    Foundation: Concrete

    Porch: Concrete

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2: Aluminum/vinyl

    Window Type: Double hung & storefront

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 1-light

    Significance: 1/1; 1-light

    Historic Features: East section of building was original gas station--garage openings still visible on south wall of building; metal angled storefront windows appear historic, but not original (1950s or 1960s)

    Alterations: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Building Moved?: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Moved From: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Original Owner: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Original Architect: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Architect Source: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    Builder: Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

    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: 4095 (2/14/1967)--concrete block and concrete two-story business 76-615 (11/16/1976)--two-story commercial addition; 94-738 (10/14/1994)--construct display room per village-approved plans ($4,000);

    Other Permit Information: 4095 (2/14/1967)--concrete block and concrete two-story business 76-615 (11/16/1976)--two-story commercial addition; 94-738 (10/14/1994)--construct display room per village-approved plans ($4,000);

    COA Info: 4095 (2/14/1967)--concrete block and concrete two-story business 76-615 (11/16/1976)--two-story commercial addition; 94-738 (10/14/1994)--construct display room per village-approved plans ($4,000);

    Historic Info: Assessor's photo of building from the mid-1970s 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/6728/rec/11

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1933, 1948

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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