328 Wright Court


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1910
Architectural Classification: Queen Anne
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Kern, Henry House

Ground Floor Use
Residential

Upper Floor Use
Residential

Current Occupant


Zoning
R-7

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116415007

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
Yes

Criteria
A

NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
C

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Not altered

Current Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Historic Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Queen Anne

Details


Other Year


Date source
House Plaque

Wall Material (Current)
Stucco

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Irregular

No of Stories
2.5

Roof Type
Combination

Roof Material
Asphalt - shingle

Foundation
Parged

Porch
Front

Window Material
Wood

Window Material 2
Stained glass

Window Type
Double hung & casement

Window Configuration
1/1; 3/1; multi-light

Significance
Stately, nearly unaltered Queen Anne residence from the early 20th century, with stucco exterior, three-sided southwest corner tower, and hipped roof front porch with stucco square columns.

Historic Features
Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

Alterations


Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner
Kern, Harry

Original Architect


Architect Source


Builder
Kern, T. H.

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


Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Historic photograph of building on Illinois Digital Archive (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6521/rec/14

Henry Kern was the owner and operator of the Kern Hotel, originally located on the northwest corner of First Street and Orchard Avenue (now Church Street). The hotel was constructed in 1882, and is no longer extant.

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1912, 1924, 1933, 1948

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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