704 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1955
Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
N/A

Current Occupant
Marathon Service Station

Zoning
C-1

Number of Stories
1

Property Index Number
1116302002

Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
NC

Local Landmark?
No

Year


Local Landmark Eligible?
No

Criteria


NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
NC

Within District?
No

NR Landmark?
No

Year


NR Eligible?
No

Criteria


Alternate Address?
724 N. Milwaukee Avenue (permit file); 720 N. Milwaukee Avenue (permit file)

Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Major alterations

Current Use
Transportation - road related (vehicular)

Historic Use
Transportation - road related (vehicular)

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Freestanding Commercial

Details


Other Year
2015

Date source
Permits

Wall Material (Current)
Brick

Wall Material 2 (Current)
Metal/ Wood

Plan


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
1-light

Significance


Historic Features
Gas station building appears historic--angled storefront still visible

Alterations
Replacement storefront materials; some windows on sides of storefront filled in; exterior painted; metal frieze with signage; non-historic canopy over gas pumps

Old Address (city dir.year


Building Moved?


Moved From


Original Owner
Clark Oil & Refinery Company

Original Architect
Pollatz, Walter

Architect Source
Permit

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 #
1118

Date
5/2/1955

Building Permit Description
1 story steel, brick and concrete block business

Cost
$22,000.00

Original Owner Occupied?


Exterior Alteration Permits
JCM-15-0010 (5/8/2015)--replace islands

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
1970s Assessor photograph of gas station building at Illinois Digital Archives (in collection of Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library):

http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6674/rec/1

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1948 (Sheet 9)

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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