603-605 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1925 (c)
Architectural Classification: One Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name
Lovinger Building

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
N/A

Current Occupant
Original K-9 Cafe (603), Ariazi Salon & Spa (605)

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
1

Property Index Number
603 (1116300074),

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

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Commerce/Trade

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
One Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year


Date source
Surveyor/Sanborn Map

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2


Window Type
Storefront

Window Configuration


Significance


Historic Features
Brick facade with brick panels and ornament above storefront level; overall storefront configurations are historic

Alterations
Non-historic replacement storefront windows and doors in original openings; concrete name plate center above storefronts ("Lovinger Building"); 2-story rear addition (not historic)

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
99-177 (3/10/1999)--total rehab apartments all except tenant buildout; JB-09-0107 (10/30/2009)--exterior brick wall replacement (north wall); plat of survey shows rear concrete block addition (no date)

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Information on 1950s tenant from Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"Listed in 1955 phone directory under Mundelein Locker Service, this business rented lockers for frozen food storage. They also butchered and sold meat, and they sold and repaired Philco and Frigidaire refrigerators and freezers. In 1955 they closed due to bankruptcy."

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)

Historic photograph (1950s) on Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/1259/rec/1

1970s Assessor photo--http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6661/rec/2

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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