614-618 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1912
Architectural Classification: Two Part Commercial Block
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Unknown

Current Occupant
Liberty Barber, Village Jewelers

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
614 (1116300067), 618 (1116300066)

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
Two Part Commercial Block

Details


Other Year


Date source
Sanborn Maps

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Material 2
Wood

Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Brick facade; stone-capped brick parapet with center flanged triangular pediment; corbeled brick cornice below parapet; ashlar stone lintels and sills on 2nd story window; historic storefront configuration with center 2nd story entry and flanking storefronts with angled entry doors; metal storefront frieze with tiebacks

Alterations
Replacement 2nd story windows in original openings; replacement storefront windows and doors; awnings

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
4108 (3/24/1967)--remodel storefronts and exterior; 3685 (5/17/1965)--erect new rear porch; 3205 (3/5/1963)--interior and rear facade alterations;87-715 (11/17/1987)--1 bedroom addition; JRR-02-0034 (8/27/2003)--interior apartment remodel

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives (info from Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"Western Tire and Auto Shop located at 618 North Milwaukee Avenue when this photograph was taken. They sold tires and accepted trade-ins. The Liberty Barber Shop was opened by Fred Smith in 1916 at 614 North Milwaukee Avenue. Smith was the barber/proprietor until his death in 1951."

Other Sources
Historic photograph (1950s) 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/1992/rec/1

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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