322-334 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1924
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Batholomay Building

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Commercial/Office

Current Occupant
Buss Flower Shop (322), Christine Anne Couture (324), How Impressive (326), Full Disclothesure (330), Awards and Engraving (332), Vito Anthony Salon (334)

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116414009 (322/324/326/334), 1116400055 (330/332/334)

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
Potentially Eligible

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

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block

Details
Colonial Revival

Other Year


Date source
LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT, March 14, 1929, p. 1

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Concrete

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
6/6; 8/8; 1-light

Significance
Fine Two-Part Commercial Block with Colonial Revival detailing. Although storefront and 2nd story windows have been replaced, the type and configuration are historically accurate.

Historic Features
Rectangular massing and flat roof with brick parapet and metal cornice below; north and south bays are recessed slightly; historic multi-light oval windows on 2nd story; flat brick arches with center keystones above 2nd-story double hung windows; 2nd story oriel windows at north and south bays; center 2nd-story entry with fanlight and stone/concrete classical surround; storefront configurations are historic, with recessed entries and single storefronts

Alterations
Replacement materials (windows and doors) on storefronts; replacement double hung windows in original openings on 2nd story facade

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner


Original Architect
Anderson & Ticknor; Xavier Vigeant

Architect Source
LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT, March 14, 1924, p. 1

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
2090 (5/19/1958)--alterations

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Article in the March 14, 1924 edition of the LIBERTYVILLE INDEPENDENT indicate that the building is to be "French Chateau type" architecture--likely that plans for the building were late changed.

Historic photograph of building on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1243/rec/5

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1924, 1933, 1948

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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