Date of Construction: 1910

Architectural Classification: Queen Anne

Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville


  • 328 Wright Court Liberytville IL 60048
    42.286298, -87.95204
  • Building Details

    Building name: Kern, Henry House

    Ground Floor Use: Residential

    Upper Floor Use: Residential

    Current Occupant: Residential

    Zoning: R-7

    Number of Stories: 2

    Property Index Number: 1116415007

  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?: C

    Local Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    Local Landmark Eligible?: Yes

    Criteria: A

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib: C

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

    Year: No

    NR Eligible?: No

    Criteria: No

    Alternate Address?: No

  • General Information

    Category: Building

    Condition: Good

    Integrity: Not altered

    Current Use: Domestic - single dwelling

    Historic Use: Domestic - single dwelling

    Secondary Structure: Domestic - single dwelling

    NR Second: Domestic - single dwelling

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Queen Anne

    Details: Queen Anne

    Other Year: Queen Anne

    Date source: House Plaque

    Wall Material (Current): Stucco

    Wall Material 2 (Current): Stucco

    Plan: Irregular

    No of Stories: 2.5

    Roof Type: Combination

    Roof Material: Asphalt - shingle

    Foundation: Parged

    Porch: Front

    Window Material: Wood

    Window Material 2: Stained glass

    Window Type: Double hung & casement

    Window Configuration: 1/1; 3/1; multi-light

    Significance: Stately, nearly unaltered Queen Anne residence from the early 20th century, with stucco exterior, three-sided southwest corner tower, and hipped roof front porch with stucco square columns.

    Historic Features: Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

    Alterations: Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

  • Historic Information

    Old Address (city dir.year: Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

    Building Moved?: Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

    Moved From: Hipped main roof with front gable bay; 2-story corner tower; north and south 2-story bays with cutaway corners; hipped-roof front porch; stained glass transom window under front porch; historic wood double hung windows

    Original Owner: Kern, Harry

    Original Architect: Kern, Harry

    Architect Source: Kern, Harry

    Builder: Kern, T. H.

    Surveyor: LR

    Surveyor Organization: Ramsey Historic Consultants

    Survey Date: May-June 2016

    Survey Area: Downtown Libertyville

  • Permit/Historic Information

    Old Address: Downtown Libertyville

    Date of Construction: Downtown Libertyville

  • Permit Moving Information

    Moving Permit #: Downtown Libertyville

    Date Moved: Downtown Libertyville

  • Original Permit Information

    Building Permit #: Downtown Libertyville

    Date: Downtown Libertyville

    Building Permit Description: Downtown Libertyville

    Cost: Downtown Libertyville

    Original Owner Occupied?: Downtown Libertyville

    Exterior Alteration Permits: Downtown Libertyville

    Other Permit Information: Downtown Libertyville

    COA Info: Downtown Libertyville

    Historic Info: Historic photograph of building on Illinois Digital Archive (in collection of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society and Cook Memorial Public Library)-- http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/cookmemo11/id/6521/rec/14 Henry Kern was the owner and operator of the Kern Hotel, originally located on the northwest corner of First Street and Orchard Avenue (now Church Street). The hotel was constructed in 1882, and is no longer extant.

    Other Sources: Sanborn Maps--1912, 1924, 1933, 1948

    Historic Info Compiler: LR

    Volunteer: LR

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