121 E. Cook Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1955
Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
N/A

Current Occupant
Salon Kallisto

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
1

Property Index Number
1116411031

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
NC

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
No

Criteria


NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
NC

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Major alterations

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
One Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year
1994

Date source
Permits

Wall Material (Current)
Stucco

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Concrete block

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Concrete-block

Porch


Window Material


Window Material 2
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Type
Storefront

Window Configuration
1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Rectangular massing; flat roof

Alterations
Front facade completely remodeled in 1994, with other minor subsequent alterations--dryvit on facade; replacement storefront windows in non-historic configuration; awning

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner
Cooper, Kenneth

Original Architect


Architect Source


Builder
Roewat, Roy

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 #
1320

Date
12/14/1955

Building Permit Description
one-story concrete block commercial building

Cost
$10,000.00

Original Owner Occupied?


Exterior Alteration Permits
S94-152 (1994)--awnings; Application for Certification of Approval Appearance Review Commission (1994)--drawings show building with awning, corner dryvit brackets, paneled dryvit piers; photos included of building before renovation

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"Sometime around 1958 the Village Pantry, a small restaurant at 120 East Cook Street, closed, and the Village Restaurant pictured here opened across the street at 121 East Cook Street. The Village Restaurant was open from 5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. and served spaghetti every Wednesday. Their ad boasted "Hot meals for hungry people."

Other Sources
Historic photograph of building at Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2112/rec/1

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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