406-410 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1900 (c)
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Kaiser, C. H. Building

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Residential Apartments

Current Occupant
Leggy Bird Designs (406), Stratum Technology (408), Julie J Studio (410)

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
408 (1116411010)

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
Moderate alterations and additions

Current Use
Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade; Domestic - multiple dwelling

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block

Details
Queen Anne

Other Year


Date source
Surveyor

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Metal

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2
Metal

Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Buff brick facade; elaborate metal cornice with center name plate ("C. H. Kaiser); rusticated string course at 2nd story lintel level; paired 2nd story, 3-sided bay windows at north and south end of facade; center second story entrance flanked by fluted pilasters

Alterations
Replacement windows in original openings on 2nd story; original storefronts removed, storefronts recessed (non-historic materials on both storefronts); replacement 2nd story entry door; one-story rear addition (1956)

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
1107 (4/26/1955)--remodel front of building (doors wood frame aluminum covered) new concrete entrances; 1628 (9/29/1956)--1-story addition

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Historic photos 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/1279/rec/1; http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/187/rec/4

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1897, 1907, 1924, 1933, 1948

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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