217 First Street


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1915 (c)
Architectural Classification: Dutch Colonial Revival
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Residential

Upper Floor Use
Residential

Current Occupant


Zoning
R-6

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116422015

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
NC

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
No

Criteria


NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
NC

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Major alterations and additions

Current Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Historic Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Secondary Structure
Detached garage

NR Second
NC

Architectural Classification
Dutch Colonial Revival

Details


Other Year


Date source
Surveyor

Wall Material (Current)
Aluminum/vinyl

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
L

No of Stories
2.5

Roof Type
Front Gambrel

Roof Material
Asphalt - shingle

Foundation
Parged

Porch
Full Front

Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Double Hung

Window Configuration
1/1

Significance


Historic Features
Front gambrel roof; large gabled through-the-cornice dormer on north facade

Alterations
Replacement siding; replacement front porch (not historic); 2-story rear/south addition (2003); stone veneer above entry (1950s); replacement front door; replacement windows in original openings

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner


Original Architect


Architect Source


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


Original Owner Occupied?


Exterior Alteration Permits
JLA-01-0047 (2003)--addition and interior remodeling; #626 (6/9/1953)--alteration and installing roof over present porch deck; No permit # (7/7/1954)--replacing front bay window with thermapane window; No permit # (5/6/1959)--exterior stone veneer front and planter, iron post; #2323 (7.18.1950)--roof over deck

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
North facade of the house visible in historic photograph of 227 First Street on Illinois Digital Archive--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6537/rec/8

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1924, 1933, 1948

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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