117 E. Cook Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: pre-1897
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Commercial

Current Occupant
Blue Sky Studio

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116411003

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
Historic alterations

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year
1958

Date source
Sanborn Map/Permit

Wall Material (Current)
Stucco

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Brick

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Metal

Window Material 2
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Flat roof, rectangular massing

Alterations
Front facade extensively remodeled in the 1958; non-historic replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; replacement storefront windows and doors; segmental arch window openings bricked in on side

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
3916 (5/16/1966)--1-story rear addition; 9271 (12/22/1958)--removal of present front of building to be replaced by recessed glass store front on first and glass and brick window wall on second, supported by 2 I beams.

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info


Other Sources
Sanborn Maps (1897, 1907, 1912, 1924, 1933, 1948)

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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