701-711 N. Milwaukee Avenue


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

Building name
Dall Building

Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
N/A

Current Occupant
Liberty Cleaners (701), Classic Travel (703), Serendipity Shop (705), Lattitude Shop (707), Wiser Law Group (709), Allstate (711), Phoenix Insurance (711); Lazzaretto Consruction Co. (118), The Improv Playhouse (116), Welllness Clinic (114), North Shore Active Health (112), Proline Sports Nutrition (110)

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
1

Property Index Number


Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
C

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
Yes

Criteria
A

NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
C

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
Yes

Criteria
C

Alternate Address?
110-118 W. Lake Street

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
Tudor Revival

Other Year


Date source
Surveyor/Sanborn

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Stucco

Plan
Rectangular

No of Stories
1

Roof Type
Flat/False Gable

Roof Material
Slate/Not visible

Foundation
Not visible

Porch


Window Material
Wood

Window Material 2
Metal

Window Type
Storefront & casement

Window Configuration
1-light; multi-light; diamond-light

Significance
Charming Tudor-Revival commercial block dating from the mid-1920s. The building retains good integrity, with original storefront configurations and Tudor details.

Historic Features
Resource consists of two One-Part Commercial Blocks facing Milwaukee Avenue and Lake Street. Buildings are connected via a brick and stone archway along Lake Street.

701-711 N. Milwaukee Building---False gable roof with slate shingles; southeast corner clock tower with peaked roof, decorative half timbering, and decorative stonework around door and window openings; south storefront features entry in tower and single storefront window; four center storefronts feature recessed entrances under a steeply pitched gable with decorative half timbering; verge board, and leaded glass windows on gable walls; storefront windows on these center storefronts are flush with the east wall of the building; north storefront features center recessed entry flanked by two storefront windows, topped by front gable with decorative half timbering and leaded glass windows. Most storefronts (except 701) feature pointed-arch entries and transoms. Some historic casement windows at tower bay

110-118 W. Lake Building--Steeply pitched false, parapeted side-gable roof with ceramic tiles; stone capped parapet; center front gable with decorative half timbering, decorative wood vergeboard; storefront flanked by stone-capped, square brick piers; historic storefront configuration with recessed entry flanked by storefront bays

Alterations
Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)

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
98-154 (4/1/1998)--glass block installation on rear of buildings;

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Historic photographs from the 1950s on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/2039/rec/1

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/cookmemo11/id/2061

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/cookmemo11/id/2058

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

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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