124 E. Church Street


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1925 (c)
Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Wilcox Press Building

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use


Current Occupant
Village Press

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
1

Property Index Number
1116411017; 1116400032

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
Yes

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
Not altered

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
One Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year


Date source
Surveyor/Sanborn

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Metal

Window Material 2


Window Type


Window Configuration
1-light

Significance
Well-preserved One-Part Commercial Block with historic storefront configuration and materials.

Historic Features
Much of exterior of building obscured by ivy; historic storefront configuration with recessed center entry flanked by metal storefront bays

Alterations


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


Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives: "Formerly Wilcox Press, the Village Press was purchased in 1945 by John and Elizabeth Pyle. It has remained in business for over 60 years."

Other Sources
http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2083/rec/26

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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