116-118 E. Cook Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1890 (c)
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Commercial

Current Occupant
A. Perry Homes

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116405068

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
Minor alterations and additions

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block

Details
Classical Revival

Other Year
1956

Date source
Surveyor/Permit

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Wood

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
Historic metal cornice; wide stone lintels over 2nd story front windows

Alterations
Replacement windows on upper story; storefront level reconfigured with angled storefront entry, recessed 2nd story entry, and Roman brick bulkhead (1956); wood siding between 1st and 2nd stories on front facade; awning; 2nd story east side addition

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
1644 (12/12/1956)--interior soffit, exterior brickwork and new window and doors; raising of sidewalk per instructions from Village engineer; 1329 (6/13/1956)--repair back porch; 254 (2/22/1952)--removing overhead doors and replacing with window

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info


Other Sources
Historic photo of building on Illinois Digital Archives--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2052/rec/20

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

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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