Ground Floor Use
Upper Floor Use
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)
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Within Local District?
Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
Local Landmark Eligible?
NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
110-118 W. Lake Street
One Part Commercial Block
Wall Material (Current)
Wall Material 2 (Current)
No of Stories
Window Material 2
Storefront & casement
1-light; multi-light; diamond-light
Charming Tudor-Revival commercial block dating from the mid-1920s. The building retains good integrity, with original storefront configurations and Tudor details.
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
Replacement windows on most storefronts; signage; glass block windows on rear and side elevations (1998)
Old Address (city dir.year
Ramsey Historic Consultants
Date of Construction
Moving Permit #
Building Permit #
Building Permit Description
Original Owner Occupied?
Exterior Alteration Permits
98-154 (4/1/1998)--glass block installation on rear of buildings;
Other Permit Information
Historic photographs from the 1950s on Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--
Sanborn maps--1924 (Sheet 2), 1933 (Sheet 2), 1948 (Sheet 2)
Historic Info Compiler