755-759 N. Milwaukee Avenue


Libertyville, IL 60048
Date of Construction: 1945 (c)
Architectural Classification: Freestanding Commercial (altered)
Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

Building name


Ground Floor Use
Commercial

Upper Floor Use
Commercial

Current Occupant
Hansa Coffee Roasters; Audio Consultants; Fresh Fragrant Flowers

Zoning
C-2

Number of Stories
2

Property Index Number
1116300167

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?


Category
Building

Condition
Good

Integrity
Major alterations and additions

Current Use
Commerce/Trade

Historic Use
Transportation - road-related (vehicular)

Secondary Structure


NR Second


Architectural Classification
Freestanding Commercial (altered)

Details


Other Year
1967; 1970s

Date source
Surveyor; Sanborn Map (1948); 1970s Assessor Photo

Wall Material (Current)


Wall Material 2 (Current)


Plan


No of Stories
1 & 2

Roof Type
Flat

Roof Material
Not Visible

Foundation
Concrete

Porch


Window Material
Metal

Window Material 2
Aluminum/vinyl

Window Type
Double hung & storefront

Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light

Significance


Historic Features
East section of building was original gas station--garage openings still visible on south wall of building; metal angled storefront windows appear historic, but not original (1950s or 1960s)

Alterations
Multiple 2-story west side additions (Assessor's photograph from the mid-1970s shows additions)

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
4095 (2/14/1967)--concrete block and concrete two-story business 76-615 (11/16/1976)--two-story commercial addition; 94-738 (10/14/1994)--construct display room per village-approved plans ($4,000);

Other Permit Information


COA Info


Historic Info
Assessor's photo of building from the mid-1970s 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/6728/rec/11

Other Sources
Sanborn Maps--1933, 1948

Historic Info Compiler
LR

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