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The Historic Burke House c. 1866

503 Delavan Street, Lincoln, IL, USA


The historic “Burke” house circa 1866 was lovingly redesigned into a Mission style home in 1912 by Lincoln architects Deal & Ginzel. Situated on an established corner lot, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath two story home has been under restoration for nearly 17 years by current owners — upgrades include electrical, boiler system (efficient clean heat source), foundation repairs/some structural elements, some replacement windows/others have been rebuilt, added insulation, concrete porches, architect inspired exterior landscape gardens, stucco exterior improvements, garage (wiring, garage door and garage door opener, stucco repairs, etc.), tile roof (various repairs), tankless hot water heater, whole house water filter, copper guttering improvements, refinished/rebuilt oak flooring/trim — balance of list available at listing office. You will absolutely love greeting guests at the stunning double leaded/beveled glass front doors that sparkle as they open leading directly to a beautiful open staircase. The large living room with fireplace which flows nicely in to a gracious dining room space is perfect for entertaining and/or casual visits with family and friends. Breathtaking leaded glass windows, elevator, fantastic master suite with an impressive adjacent private full bath, usable basement with an exterior access point, fenced yard — so many features both inside as well as outside! The “Mission era” features are simply elegant and hard to find — especially in such impeccable condition. 503 Delavan Street, Lincoln is a must to visit for anyone seeking the unique spaces and comforts of old house living with modern conveniences of today!


  • Property ID
  • 4
  • 3
  • Property Size
    2878 sqft
  • Land Size
    0.39 acres
  • Other
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    Year Built

Updated on July 12, 2019 at 11:58 am


  • Address: 503 Delavan Street, Lincoln, IL, USA
  • City: Lincoln
  • State/county: Illinois
  • Zip/Postal Code: 62656
  • Country: United States

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Bob Neal
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