137 W. Park Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1875 (c)
Architectural Classification: Italianate
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial/Office

Upper Floor Use
Commercial/Office

Current Occupant
Walter Schummer Attorney At Law

Zoning
O-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1121109002

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 and additions

Current Use
Commerce/Trade - office

Historic Use
Domestic - single dwelling

Secondary Structure
Detached garage

NR Second
C

Architectural Classification
Italianate

Details


Other Year


Date source
Surveyor

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


Window Material
Wood

Window Material 2


Window Type
Double Hung

Window Configuration
1/1

Significance


Historic Features
Hipped roof; wood cornice with paneled frieze and brackets with drop pendants; hipped roof, one-story east-side square bay; classical wood window surrounds

Alterations
Replacement siding; replacement wood windows (may be historic, but not original); original full-front porch removed and replaced with wood stoop (post-1948); replacement front door; front window bay addition; 2-story west side addition (1988); second-story rear addition (1988)

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 1916

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
88-599 (9/29/1988)--two-story west side addition and rear 2nd-story addition (architectural drawings also in permit folder)

Other Permit Information
984 (10/22/1954)--garage

COA Info


Historic Info


Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1924 (Sheet 9); 1933 (Sheet 5); 1948 (Sheet 5)

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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