547-551 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Liberytville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1910 (c)
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Libertyville Bakery

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Residential Apartments

Current Occupant
ChiliU

Zoning


Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number


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
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year


Date source
History of Libertyville Bakery

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Second-story window openings on front facade; metal frieze above storefront with tiebacks appears to be historic

Alterations
Extensive alterations to storefront made in 1950s (two storefronts combined into one--see photo on Illinois Digital Archives); front facade subsequently rehabilitated, with single-storefront with brick bulkhead; existing parapet extended and cornice added (not historic); replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story on front facade; large 2-story rear addition (2008) with secondary entrance

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner
Jochheim, Frederick Louis

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
PB-07-0335 (11/10/2008)--demo of existing frame structure, 2-story addition to existing masonry structure

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Building was occupied by Libertyville Bakery from c. 1910-1951. The Joachheim family had opened the business in Libertyville in 1903.

Photo from 1956 and Assessor's photos from the 1970s show earlier alterations to storefront level (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1271/rec/1

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6560/rec/3

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6659/rec/26

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1897 (Sheet 1), 1907 (Sheet 2), 1912 (Sheet 2), 1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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