356 Brainerd Avenue


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1931-2
Architectural Classification: Art Deco
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Libertyville Masonic Temple

Ground Floor Use
Social--Meeting Hall

Upper Floor Use
Social--Meeting Hall

Current Occupant
Masonic Temple (Lodge)

Zoning
I-B

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116300122

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
Yes

Criteria
A, H

NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
C

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Minor alterations

Current Use
Social--Meeting Hall

Historic Use
Social--Meeting Hall

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Art Deco

Details


Other Year


Date source
Libertyville: Then and Now

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Stone

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Casement

Window Configuration
1-light

Significance
Built in 1931-2 for the Masonic Temple Association, this building is a rare example of Art Deco architecture in Libertyville.

Historic Features
Buff brick exterior; slightly projecting 2-story entry bay with stepped parapet; recessed two-story entry with stone surround; elaborately carved sign reading "Masonic Temple" above entry; metal spandrel panels with incised ornament between first- and second-story windows

Alterations
Replacement windows in original openings; alterations to decorative window above front door (2013); replacement front doors (2013)

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner


Original Architect
Scribbings, John

Architect Source
Libertyville: Then and Now

Builder


Surveyor
LR

Surveyor Organization
Ramsey Historic Consultants

Survey Date
May-June 2016

Survey Area
Downtown Libertyville

Old Address


Date of Construction


Moving Permit #


Date Moved


Building Permit #


Date


Building Permit Description


Cost
$50,000

Original Owner Occupied?


Exterior Alteration Permits
#JCR-12-0028 (8/27/2013)--new transom and door

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info


Other Sources


Historic Info Compiler
LR

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