147 W. Park Avenue


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1883
Architectural Classification: Italianate
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Residential

Upper Floor Use
Residential

Current Occupant


Zoning
R-8

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1121109001

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
No

Criteria


NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
C

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Moderate alterations

Current Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Historic Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Secondary Structure
Barn

NR Second
C

Architectural Classification
Italianate

Details


Other Year


Date source
Assessor/owner

Wall Material (Current)
Aluminum/vinyl

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Hipped

Roof Material
Asphalt - shingle

Foundation
Brick

Porch
Corner entry

Window Material
Wood

Window Material 2
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Type
Double hung & fixed

Window Configuration
1/1; multi-light

Significance


Historic Features
Hipped roof; wood cornice with paneled frieze and brackets with drop pendants; square front oriel bay with classical surround and historic wood windows; 1/1 wood windows on all facades with classical surrounds

Alterations
Replacement siding (1976); Two-story rear addition; replacement front porch (later enclosed)

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
76-19 (8/12/1976)--replacement siding

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Sanborn Maps--1924 (Sheet 9); 1933 (Sheet 5); 1948 (Sheet 5)

According to current owner, the house was owned by William Laycock, "reportedly the creator of the first Libertyville Manufacturing Company that made Kriebel steam engines for lake boats."

Other Sources


Historic Info Compiler
LR

Volunteer