The 2,607-square-foot house in the Southeast Evanston neighborhood was built in 1898.
Mr. Penningroth is an associate professor in the history department at Northwestern University. He is also a research professor at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago. Prior to joining Northwestern, he taught history at the University of Virginia.
He received his B.A. in history from Yale University in 1993 and his M.A. (1996) and Ph.D. (2000) from Johns Hopkins University.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 687 home sales in Evanston in 2008, with a median sales price of $300,000.
Address: 1126 Judson Avenue
Buyer(s): Carolyn E Chen and Dylan C Penningroth
Seller(s): Carole S Mark
Sale date: Sep. 11, 2009