305 W. Park Avenue


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1920
Architectural Classification: Gable Front Cottage
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Residential Apartments

Upper Floor Use
Residential Apartments

Current Occupant


Zoning
R-7

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1121108016

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 - multiple dwelling

Historic Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Secondary Structure
Detached garage

NR Second
NC

Architectural Classification
Gable Front Cottage

Details


Other Year


Date source
Assessor

Wall Material (Current)
Aluminum/vinyl

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1.5

Roof Type
Front Gable

Roof Material
Asphalt - shingle

Foundation
Not visible

Porch
Front

Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Double Hung

Window Configuration
1/1

Significance


Historic Features
Front gable roof; hipped roof front porch with entry bay at east end

Alterations
Replacement siding (1970); replacement windows in original openings; wrought iron railings on porch; large shed-roof side dormer additions (1970); rear deck addition

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner
Meyer, Herman

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
6047 (6/18/1970)--dormer additions, siding; JRR-15-0058 (2012)--interior and exterior remodel--gut; 7733 (3/7/1975)--additional bed rooms and bath

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives (information provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library): " Note on back: "Residence of Herman Meyer, [305] Park Ave. Built by Henry Engleberry, Cont'r. Libertyville." Photograph by Beswick Photo Studio, Libertyville, Ill. The Beswick Photo Studio is listed in the Libertyville section of the Waukegan city directory between 1903 and 1913. According to the Lake County Assessor's office the house was built in 1920."

Historic photograph of building 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/6507/rec/2

Other Sources


Historic Info Compiler
LR

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