133 E. Cook Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1920 (c)
Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Coy Lumber Company

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
N/A

Current Occupant
Amazing Cosmetics

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116411006

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
Freestanding Commercial

Details
French Eclectic

Other Year
1990s; 2000s

Date source
Surveyor; permits

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Aluminum/vinyl

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1.5

Roof Type
Multi-gable

Roof Material
Asphalt - shingle

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material


Window Material 2
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Type
fixed

Window Configuration
1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Narrow side gable roof at front (north) facade, with broader front gable roof behind; window and center entry openings on front facade are historic

Alterations
Replacement windows in original openings; replacement front door; replacement windows in altered openings on side elevations; gable dormer window on front facade replaced with eyebrow window; brick painted

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
18 (3/17/1951)--reroofing old shed; 528 (2/4/1953)--repair brick

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"The Coy Lumber Company was located at 133 East Cook Avenue between Milwaukee Avenue and First Street. In addition to lumber, Coy sold feed, millwork, insulation, wall board, and roofing and building materials. The lumber yard also advertised various brands of coal including Great Heart Stoker, Harco Stoker, and Pocahontas."

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps (1897-1948); Historic photo of building on Illinois Digital Archives website--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1288/rec/2

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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