Libertyville Histroic Preservation
Beginning Street Number
119

End Street Number

STREET # SUFFIX

Street Name
E. Cook Avenue

PIN

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Photo Id:

CookAveE119(1).jpg


Building Details
Building name
Ground Floor Use
Commercial
Upper Floor Use
Commercial
Current Occupant
Employer Claim Service
Zoning
C-1
Number of Stories
2
Property Index Number
1116411030
Local
Within Local District?
No

Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?
NC

Local Landmark?
No

Year

Local Landmark Eligible?
No

Criteria

National Register
NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib
NC
Within District?
No
NR Landmark?
No
Year
NR Eligible?
No
Criteria
Alternate Address?
General Information
Category
Building
Condition
Good
Integrity
Major alterations and additions
Current Use
Commerce/Trade
Historic Use
Commerce/Trade
Secondary Structure
NR Second
Architectural Description
Architectural Classification
Two Part Commercial Block
Details
Other Year
1995/2003
Date source
Permits
Wall Material (Current)
Concrete block
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
Window Type
Double hung & storefront
Window Configuration
1/1; 1-light
Significance
Historic Features
[building originally built as a one-story commercial structure]
Alterations
Building extensively renovated in the 1990s and 2000s--2nd story addition (2003); storefront level reconfigured, with new windows, door, paneled frieze, brick bulkhead, limestone corner quoins
ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS
additional_images
Photo Id:

CookAveE119(2).jpg


additional_images
Photo Id:

ECook112.jpg


Historic Information
Old Address (city dir.year
Building Moved?
Moved From
Original Owner
Cooper, Kenneth
Original Architect
Architect Source
Builder
Cooper, Kenneth
Surveyor
LR
Surveyor Organization
Ramsey Historic Consultants
Survey Date
MayJune 2016
Survey Area
Downtown Libertyville
Permit/Historic Information
Old Address
Date of Construction
Permit Moving Information
Moving Permit #
Date Moved
Original Permit Information
Building Permit #
1029
Date
2/1/1955
Building Permit Description
New concrete block one-story commercial building
Cost
Original Owner Occupied?
Exterior Alteration Permits
JCM-13-0014 (9/20/2013)--soffit and siding trim; JCM-02-0011 (2/6/2003)--second floor addition; plans from 3/14/1995 show 1st story storefront renovation
Other Permit Information
COA Info
Historic Info
From Illinois Digital Archives (provided by Libertyville-Mundelein Historic Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)--"The Record Shop opened at 118 East Cook Avenue in 1956 just east of the Ace Hardware building on the north side of the street. They sold jazz, popular, classical, ethnic, western, folk and Latin American LP phonographs. Another store under the same management was located at 7 South Genessee in Waukegan. The Libertyville shop remained in business until 1962. Just to the east of The Record Shop was Carl's Barber Shop."
Other Sources
Historic Info Compiler
LR
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