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List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois

List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois is located in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
Illinois National Historic Landmarks (clickable map)

There are 87 National Historic Landmarks in Illinois, including Eads Bridge, which spans into Missouri and which the National Park Service credits to Missouri's National Historic Landmark list. Also included are two sites that were once National Historic Landmarks before having their designations removed. All National Historic Landmarks are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Current NHLs in IllinoisEdit

The following is a complete list of Illinois' National Historic Landmarks. They are listed here under their National Historic Landmark program names.

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[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location County Description
1 Robert S. Abbott House December 8, 1976
(#76000686)
Chicago
41°48′29″N 87°36′58″W / 41.808068°N 87.616135°W / 41.808068; -87.616135 (Robert S. Abbott House)
Cook A home of Robert S. Abbott, founder of the Chicago Defender newspaper.
2 Adler Planetarium February 27, 1987
(#87000819)
Chicago
41°51′59″N 87°36′27″W / 41.866454°N 87.607416°W / 41.866454; -87.607416 (Adler Planetarium)
Cook First and oldest planetarium in the western hemisphere.
3 Auditorium Building May 15, 1975
(#70000230)
Chicago
41°52′33″N 87°37′28″W / 41.875756°N 87.624370°W / 41.875756; -87.624370 (Auditorium Building)
Cook Building designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan.
4 Bishop Hill Colony April 27, 1970
(#70000244)
Bishop Hill
41°12′01″N 90°07′08″W / 41.2003°N 90.1189°W / 41.2003; -90.1189 (Bishop Hill Colony)
Henry Historic district of Swedish dissident commune founded in 1846.
5 Cahokia Mounds July 19, 1964
(#66000899)
Collinsville
38°39′14″N 90°03′52″W / 38.653889°N 90.064444°W / 38.653889; -90.064444 (Cahokia Mounds)
Madison and St. Clair Largest archaeological site related to Mississippian culture, and largest pre-Columbian earthworks in North America north of Mexico. Also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
6 Carson, Pirie, Scott, and Company Store May 15, 1975
(#70000231)
Chicago
41°52′55″N 87°37′40″W / 41.881894°N 87.627780°W / 41.881894; -87.627780 (Carson, Pirie, Scott, and Company Store)
Cook Architect Louis Sullivan-designed building.
7 James Charnley House August 5, 1998
(#70000232)
Chicago
41°54′26″N 87°37′39″W / 41.907264°N 87.627597°W / 41.907264; -87.627597 (James Charnley House)
Cook One of the few surviving residential works of Louis Sullivan and features major contributions by Frank Lloyd Wright.
8 Chicago Board of Trade Building June 2, 1978
(#78003181)
Chicago
41°52′41″N 87°37′56″W / 41.878123°N 87.632131°W / 41.878123; -87.632131 (Chicago Board of Trade Building)
Cook Skyscraper designed by Holabird & Root, housed the world's largest trading floor when built in 1930.
9 Church of the Holy Family April 15, 1970
(#70000851)
Cahokia
38°34′13″N 90°11′18″W / 38.57035°N 90.18844°W / 38.57035; -90.18844 (Church of the Holy Family)
St. Clair A church dating from 1799.
10 Columbus Park July 31, 2003
(#91000567)
Chicago
41°52′26″N 87°46′11″W / 41.873889°N 87.769722°W / 41.873889; -87.769722 (Columbus Park)
Cook Magnum opus of landscape architect Jens Jensen.
11 Arthur H. Compton House May 11, 1976
(#76000687)
Chicago
41°47′33″N 87°35′47″W / 41.792435°N 87.596263°W / 41.792435; -87.596263 (Arthur H. Compton House)
Cook Home of Nobel Prize–winning physicist who proved light has both wave and particle aspects, the Compton Effect.
12 Avery Coonley House December 30, 1970
(#70000243)
Riverside
41°49′07″N 87°49′43″W / 41.818629°N 87.828618°W / 41.818629; -87.828618 (Avery Coonley House)
Cook Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home, in Riverside Historic District
13 Crow Island School December 14, 1990
(#89001730)
Winnetka
42°06′04″N 87°44′46″W / 42.101111°N 87.746113°W / 42.101111; -87.746113 (Crow Island School)
Cook An elementary school designed by Perkins + Will and Eliel & Eero Saarinen. Model for the now-widespread Winnetka Plan school design.
14 Susan Lawrence Dana House January 7, 1976
(#74000774)
Springfield
39°47′38″N 89°39′07″W / 39.793930°N 89.652075°W / 39.793930; -89.652075 (Susan Lawrence Dana House)
Sangamon A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
15 David Davis House May 15, 1975
(#72001479)
Bloomington
40°28′54″N 88°58′50″W / 40.481624°N 88.980419°W / 40.481624; -88.980419 (David Davis House)
McLean Home of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and Abraham Lincoln campaign manager David Davis.
16 Charles G. Dawes House December 8, 1976
(#76000706)
Evanston
42°02′33″N 87°40′23″W / 42.042526°N 87.673084°W / 42.042526; -87.673084 (Charles G. Dawes House)
Cook Home of Charles Gates Dawes, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Vice President to Calvin Coolidge.
17 John Deere Home and Shop July 19, 1964
(#66000327)
Grand Detour
41°53′48″N 89°24′53″W / 41.896618°N 89.414648°W / 41.896618; -89.414648 (John Deere Home and Shop)
Ogle Site of the invention of the first steel plow by John Deere.
18 Oscar Stanton DePriest House May 15, 1975
(#75000646)
Chicago
41°48′35″N 87°37′05″W / 41.809769°N 87.617957°W / 41.809769; -87.617957 (Oscar Stanton DePriest House)
Cook Home of the first post-Reconstruction African-American US congressman.
19 Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Homesite May 11, 1976
(#76000690)
Chicago
41°53′16″N 87°37′24″W / 41.887739°N 87.623409°W / 41.887739; -87.623409 (Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Homesite)
Cook Home of a Chicago's first settler, an African-American.
20 Eads Bridge January 29, 1964
(#66000946)
East St. Louis
38°37′39″N 90°11′08″W / 38.627417°N 90.185585°W / 38.627417; -90.185585 (Eads Bridge)
St. Clair A combined road and railway bridge which was, when completed in 1874, the longest arch bridge in the world. Extends into St. Louis, Missouri.
21 Farm Creek Section December 9, 1997
(#91002039)
East Peoria
40°40′32″N 89°29′23″W / 40.6755°N 89.4898°W / 40.6755; -89.4898 (Farm Creek Section)
Tazewell Site of exposed geological strata.
22 Farnsworth House February 17, 2006
(#04000867)
Plano
41°38′06″N 88°32′09″W / 41.634989°N 88.535722°W / 41.634989; -88.535722 (Farnsworth House)
Kendall A one-room home designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
23 John Farson House June 19, 1996
(#72000454)
Oak Park
41°53′07″N 87°48′02″W / 41.885278°N 87.800556°W / 41.885278; -87.800556 (John Farson House)
Cook The most famous work of George Washington Maher.
24 Fort De Chartres October 9, 1960
(#66000329)
Prairie du Rocher
38°05′05″N 90°09′29″W / 38.084652°N 90.157968°W / 38.084652; -90.157968 (Fort De Chartres)
Randolph French fort built in 1720. Its powder magazine is believed to be oldest standing building in Illinois.
25 Fort Sheridan Historic District April 20, 1984
(#80001379)
Fort Sheridan
42°12′45″N 87°48′38″W / 42.2125°N 87.810556°W / 42.2125; -87.810556 (Fort Sheridan Historic District)
Lake An area originally established as a United States Army Post. The campus was designed by Holabird & Roche.
26 Henry Gerber House July 21, 2015
(#15000584)
Chicago
41°54′47″N 87°38′10″W / 41.91308°N 87.63600°W / 41.91308; -87.63600 (Henry Gerber House)
Cook Gerber established the Society for Human Rights, the first American gay rights organization, here in the 1920s.
27 John J. Glessner House January 7, 1976
(#70000233)
Chicago
41°51′28″N 87°37′15″W / 41.857886°N 87.620784°W / 41.857886; -87.620784 (John J. Glessner House)
Cook A 19th century house designed by Henry Hobson Richardson.
28 Ulysses S. Grant Home December 19, 1960
(#66000322)
Galena
42°24′36″N 90°25′23″W / 42.410104°N 90.422924°W / 42.410104; -90.422924 (Ulysses S. Grant Home)
Jo Daviess A house given to General of the Army Ulysses S. Grant following the Civil War. Grant was elected President of the United States while residing here.
29 Grosse Point Lighthouse January 20, 1999
(#76000707)
Evanston
42°03′50″N 87°40′34″W / 42.063889°N 87.676111°W / 42.063889; -87.676111 (Grosse Point Lighthouse)
Cook A lighthouse on the shores of Lake Michigan, built in 1873 the wake of several shipping disasters.
30 Haymarket Martyrs' Monument February 18, 1997
(#97000343)
Forest Park
41°52′11″N 87°49′11″W / 41.869793°N 87.819778°W / 41.869793; -87.819778 (Haymarket Martyrs' Monument)
Cook A monument in Waldheim Cemetery commemorating the Haymarket Riot.
31 Hegeler-Carus Mansion March 29, 2007
(#95000989)
LaSalle
41°20′09″N 89°05′13″W / 41.335836°N 89.087053°W / 41.335836; -89.087053 (Hegeler-Carus Mansion)
LaSalle Designed by Chicago architect William W. Boyington for Edward C. Hegeler, a partner in a nearby zinc company. It was later the home of his son-in-law, publisher and philosopher Paul Carus.
32 Isidore H. Heller House August 18, 2004
(#72000450)
Chicago
41°48′05″N 87°35′50″W / 41.801333°N 87.597089°W / 41.801333; -87.597089 (Isidore H. Heller House)
Cook A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
33 Arthur Heurtley House February 16, 2000
(#00000258)
Oak Park
41°53′34″N 87°47′59″W / 41.892722°N 87.799822°W / 41.892722; -87.799822 (Arthur Heurtley House)
Cook Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
34 Hull House June 23, 1965
(#66000315)
Chicago
41°52′17″N 87°38′50″W / 41.871399°N 87.647133°W / 41.871399; -87.647133 (Hull House)
Cook One of the first settlement houses in the U.S., founded by Jane Addams.
35 Illinois and Michigan Canal Locks And Towpath January 29, 1964
(#66000332)
Joliet
41°34′11″N 88°04′11″W / 41.569722°N 88.069722°W / 41.569722; -88.069722 (Illinois and Michigan Canal Locks And Towpath)
Will A canal that helped establish transportation from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. It established Chicago as a major center of commerce.
36 Nicholas Jarrot Mansion August 7, 2001
(#74002197)
Cahokia
38°34′12″N 90°11′14″W / 38.57011°N 90.18711°W / 38.57011; -90.18711 (Nicholas Jarrot Mansion)
St. Clair A mansion built in 1799 for a fur trader.
37 Kennicott Grove January 7, 1976
(#73000698)
Glenview
42°05′13″N 87°52′12″W / 42.086865°N 87.870023°W / 42.086865; -87.870023 (Kennicott Grove)
Cook The home of Robert Kennicott, an American naturalist.
38 Kincaid Site July 19, 1964
(#66000326)
Brookport
37°04′50″N 88°29′30″W / 37.080575°N 88.491783°W / 37.080575; -88.491783 (Kincaid Site)
Massac and Pope Archaeological site of one of the largest prehistoric Mississippian culture settlements.
39 Leiter II Building January 7, 1976
(#76000695)
Chicago
41°52′28″N 87°37′39″W / 41.874477°N 87.627377°W / 41.874477; -87.627377 (Leiter II Building)
Cook Longtime flagship store of Sears, Roebuck & Co., designed by William Le Baron Jenney.
40 Frank R. Lillie House May 11, 1976
(#76000696)
Chicago
41°47′22″N 87°35′35″W / 41.789545°N 87.593114°W / 41.789545; -87.593114 (Frank R. Lillie House)
Cook Former home of embryologist Frank Rattray Lillie.
41 Abraham Lincoln Home December 19, 1960
(#71000076)
Springfield
39°47′43″N 89°38′41″W / 39.795352°N 89.644724°W / 39.795352; -89.644724 (Abraham Lincoln Home)
Sangamon The only house ever owned by America's 16th president.
42 Lincoln Park Lily Pool February 17, 2006
(#06000235)
Chicago
41°55′31″N 87°38′03″W / 41.9253°N 87.6341°W / 41.9253; -87.6341 (Lincoln Park Lily Pool)
Cook An example of Prairie School landscape architecture designed by Alfred Caldwell.
43 Lincoln Tomb December 19, 1960
(#66000330)
Springfield
39°49′24″N 89°39′21″W / 39.823333°N 89.655833°W / 39.823333; -89.655833 (Lincoln Tomb)
Sangamon The tomb of America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.
44 Vachel Lindsay House November 11, 1971
(#71000297)
Springfield
39°47′45″N 89°38′58″W / 39.795926°N 89.649441°W / 39.795926; -89.649441 (Vachel Lindsay House)
Sangamon Home of poet Vachel Lindsay.
45 Owen Lovejoy House February 18, 1997
(#73000690)
Princeton
41°22′18″N 89°26′55″W / 41.371664°N 89.448702°W / 41.371664; -89.448702 (Owen Lovejoy House)
Bureau Home of prominent abolitionist Owen Lovejoy.
46 Marquette Building January 7, 1976
(#73000697)
Chicago
41°52′49″N 87°37′46″W / 41.880193°N 87.629371°W / 41.880193; -87.629371 (Marquette Building)
Cook Skyscraper designed by Holabird & Roche.
47 Marshall Field Company Store June 2, 1978
(#78001123)
Chicago
41°53′01″N 87°37′40″W / 41.883532°N 87.627850°W / 41.883532; -87.627850 (Marshall Field Company Store)
Cook Designed by Daniel Burnham, it was the longtime flagship store of Marshall Field's.
48 Mazon Creek Fossil Beds September 25, 1997
(#97001272)
Morris
41°19′16″N 88°20′46″W / 41.321°N 88.346°W / 41.321; -88.346 (Mazon Creek Fossil Beds)
Grundy Lagerstätte of fossils, best known as one of the only sites where Tully Monsters were found.
49 Pierre Menard House April 15, 1970
(#70000245)
Ellis Grove
37°57′53″N 89°54′36″W / 37.9647°N 89.9099°W / 37.9647; -89.9099 (Pierre Menard House)
Randolph House of fur trader Pierre Menard, the first lieutenant governor of Illinois.
50 Robert A. Millikan House May 11, 1976
(#76000699)
Chicago
41°47′35″N 87°35′47″W / 41.792918°N 87.596283°W / 41.792918; -87.596283 (Robert A. Millikan House)
Cook Home of Robert A. Millikan, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
51 Modoc Rock Shelter January 20, 1961
(#66000328)
Modoc
38°03′46″N 90°03′49″W / 38.062778°N 90.063611°W / 38.062778; -90.063611 (Modoc Rock Shelter)
Randolph An archaeological site, a rock overhang used as shelter during the Archaic period in North America.
52 Montgomery Ward Company Complex June 2, 1978
(#78001125)
Chicago
41°53′47″N 87°38′36″W / 41.896450°N 87.643396°W / 41.896450; -87.643396 (Montgomery Ward Company Complex)
Cook The former warehouse and offices of the national headquarters of one of the nation's first mail order companies, Montgomery Ward.
53 Morrow Plots, University of Illinois May 23, 1968
(#68000024)
Urbana
40°06′17″N 88°13′34″W / 40.104643°N 88.226136°W / 40.104643; -88.226136 (Morrow Plots, University of Illinois)
Champaign World's oldest experimental corn field, and oldest experimental field in Western Hemisphere.
54 Nauvoo Historic District January 20, 1961
(#66000321)
Nauvoo
40°32′53″N 91°22′55″W / 40.548°N 91.382°W / 40.548; -91.382 (Nauvoo Historic District)
Hancock A historic district based around a 19th-century Mormon settlement; beginning of the Mormon Trail.
55 New Philadelphia Townsite January 16, 2009
(#05000869)
Barry
39°41′45″N 90°57′35″W / 39.695833°N 90.959722°W / 39.695833; -90.959722 (New Philadelphia Townsite)
Pike Site of first U.S. settlement founded by an African-American.
56 Old Kaskaskia Village July 19, 1964
(#66000324)
Ottawa
41°19′19″N 88°57′36″W / 41.32194°N 88.96000°W / 41.32194; -88.96000 (Old Kaskaskia Village)
LaSalle The best-documented Native American village in the Illinois River Valley.
57 Old Main, Knox College July 4, 1961
(#66000323)
Galesburg
40°56′29″N 90°22′14″W / 40.941423°N 90.370568°W / 40.941423; -90.370568 (Old Main, Knox College)
Knox Best-preserved site of one of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
58 Old State Capitol July 4, 1961
(#66000331)
Springfield
39°47′57″N 89°38′53″W / 39.799238°N 89.648143°W / 39.799238; -89.648143 (Old State Capitol)
Sangamon The fifth capitol building of Illinois. Site of Lincoln's House Divided Speech.
59 Old Stone Gate, Chicago Union Stockyards May 29, 1981
(#72000451)
Chicago
41°49′00″N 87°38′54″W / 41.816627°N 87.648364°W / 41.816627; -87.648364 (Old Stone Gate, Chicago Union Stockyards)
Cook Entrance to the famous Union Stock Yards, designed by John Wellboorn Root.
60 Orchestra Hall April 19, 1994
(#78001127)
Chicago
41°52′45″N 87°37′28″W / 41.879200°N 87.624429°W / 41.879200; -87.624429 (Orchestra Hall)
Cook A symphony hall designed by Daniel Burnham.
61 Principia College Historic District April 19, 1993
(#93001605)
Elsah
38°56′56″N 90°20′51″W / 38.94890°N 90.34753°W / 38.94890; -90.34753 (Principia College Historic District)
Jersey One of the last major works by Bernard Maybeck.
62 Pullman Historic District December 30, 1970
(#69000054)
Chicago
41°41′50″N 87°36′34″W / 41.697222°N 87.609444°W / 41.697222; -87.609444 (Pullman Historic District)
Cook Another historic district of the Pullman Company, including the Hotel Florence.
63 Reliance Building January 7, 1976
(#70000237)
Chicago
41°52′57″N 87°37′40″W / 41.882382°N 87.627844°W / 41.882382; -87.627844 (Reliance Building)
Cook A building designed by Burnham & Root.
64 Riverside Historic District August 29, 1970
(#69000055)
Riverside
41°49′54″N 87°48′49″W / 41.8318°N 87.8135°W / 41.8318; -87.8135 (Riverside Historic District)
Cook Planned community designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
65 Frederick C. Robie House November 27, 1963
(#66000316)
Chicago
41°47′25″N 87°35′46″W / 41.790332°N 87.596214°W / 41.790332; -87.596214 (Frederick C. Robie House)
Cook A Prairie style home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1908.
66 Rock Island Arsenal June 7, 1988
(#69000057)
Rock Island
41°31′01″N 90°32′31″W / 41.516944°N 90.541944°W / 41.516944; -90.541944 (Rock Island Arsenal)
Rock Island An arsenal and site of a large Union prison camp.
67 Rookery Building May 15, 1975
(#70000238)
Chicago
41°52′45″N 87°37′56″W / 41.879284°N 87.632273°W / 41.879284; -87.632273 (Rookery Building)
Cook An office building designed by Daniel Burnham and John Wellborn Root.
68 Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory May 28, 1967
(#67000005)
Chicago
41°47′24″N 87°36′04″W / 41.790074°N 87.601018°W / 41.790074; -87.601018 (Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory)
Cook The laboratory that first isolated plutonium and determined its atomic mass.
69 Sears, Roebuck and Company June 2, 1978
(#78001129)
Chicago
41°52′07″N 87°42′38″W / 41.868541°N 87.710573°W / 41.868541; -87.710573 (Sears, Roebuck and Company)
Cook The headquarters of Sears, Roebuck and Company for almost seven decades.
70 Second Presbyterian Church March 11, 2013
(#74000754)
Chicago
41°51′21″N 87°37′28″W / 41.8558°N 87.6244°W / 41.8558; -87.6244 (Second Presbyterian Church)
Cook This church is a masterpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement with an interior by Howard Van Doren Shaw.
71 Shedd Aquarium February 27, 1987
(#87000820)
Chicago
41°52′02″N 87°37′09″W / 41.867182°N 87.619236°W / 41.867182; -87.619236 (Shedd Aquarium)
Cook Formerly the largest indoor aquarium in the world.
72 Site of the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction February 18, 1965
(#66000314)
Chicago
41°47′26″N 87°36′04″W / 41.790494°N 87.601043°W / 41.790494; -87.601043 (Site of the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction)
Cook Site of the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction.
73 South Dearborn Street-Printing House Row North Historic District January 7, 1976
(#76000705)
Chicago
41°52′36″N 87°37′41″W / 41.876545°N 87.62812°W / 41.876545; -87.62812 (South Dearborn Street-Printing House Row North Historic District)
Cook Encompasses four architecturally significant skyscrapers.
74 S.R. Crown Hall August 7, 2001
(#01001049)
Chicago
41°50′01″N 87°37′38″W / 41.833611°N 87.627222°W / 41.833611; -87.627222 (S.R. Crown Hall)
Cook Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed architecture school building at Illinois Institute of Technology
75 Starved Rock October 9, 1960
(#66000325)
Ottawa
41°19′17″N 88°59′25″W / 41.321389°N 88.990278°W / 41.321389; -88.990278 (Starved Rock)
LaSalle A Sandstone butte overlooking the Illinois River, purportedly the site of a massacre of the Illinois Confederation.
76 Adlai E. Stevenson II Farm April 22, 2014
(#03000918)
Mettawa
42°13′44″N 87°55′50″W / 42.228811°N 87.930538°W / 42.228811; -87.930538 (Adlai E. Stevenson II Farm)
Lake Home of several-time candidate for United States President Adlai E. Stevenson II.
77 Lorado Taft Midway Studios December 21, 1965
(#66000317)
Chicago
41°47′07″N 87°36′10″W / 41.785402°N 87.602750°W / 41.785402; -87.602750 (Lorado Taft Midway Studios)
Cook Studios of sculptor Lorado Taft, designed by Pond & Pond.
78 F.F. Tomek House January 20, 1999
(#99000632)
Riverside
41°49′56″N 87°49′02″W / 41.832153°N 87.8171°W / 41.832153; -87.8171 (F.F. Tomek House)
Cook A Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Riverside Historic District
79 Lyman Trumbull House May 15, 1975
(#75000667)
Alton
38°53′51″N 90°10′35″W / 38.897389°N 90.176415°W / 38.897389; -90.176415 (Lyman Trumbull House)
Madison House of US Senator Lyman Trumbull. He co-authored the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
80 U-505 (German Submarine) June 29, 1989
(#89001231)
Chicago
41°51′52″N 87°36′57″W / 41.864543°N 87.615713°W / 41.864543; -87.615713 (U-505 (German Submarine))
Cook German U-Boat at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
81 Unity Temple December 30, 1970
(#70000240)
Oak Park
41°53′19″N 87°47′48″W / 41.888613°N 87.796798°W / 41.888613; -87.796798 (Unity Temple)
Cook A temple designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
82 University Of Illinois Observatory December 20, 1989
(#86003155)
Urbana
40°06′15″N 88°13′33″W / 40.104081°N 88.225712°W / 40.104081; -88.225712 (University Of Illinois Observatory)
Champaign Site of pioneering research into photoelectric photometry, and the development of the photoelectric cell.
83 The Wayside November 13, 1966
(#66000320)
Winnetka
42°06′51″N 87°43′57″W / 42.114222°N 87.732475°W / 42.114222; -87.732475 (The Wayside)
Cook Home of Henry Demarest Lloyd.
84 Ida B. Wells-Barnett House May 30, 1974
(#74000757)
Chicago
41°49′40″N 87°37′03″W / 41.827794°N 87.617504°W / 41.827794; -87.617504 (Ida B. Wells-Barnett House)
Cook Former home of civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells.
85 Frances Willard House June 23, 1965
(#66000318)
Evanston
42°02′54″N 87°40′43″W / 42.048287°N 87.678481°W / 42.048287; -87.678481 (Frances Willard House)
Cook Former home of temperance reformer Frances Willard, and longtime headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
86 Daniel Hale Williams House May 15, 1975
(#75000655)
Chicago
41°49′06″N 87°36′55″W / 41.818425°N 87.615284°W / 41.818425; -87.615284 (Daniel Hale Williams House)
Cook The former home of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, one of the first major African American surgeons.
87 Frank Lloyd Wright Home And Studio January 7, 1976
(#72000456)
Oak Park
41°53′36″N 87°48′01″W / 41.893387°N 87.800182°W / 41.893387; -87.800182 (Frank Lloyd Wright Home And Studio)
Cook Former home and studio of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Former NHLs in IllinoisEdit

Landmark name Image Date designated Date withdrawn Locality County Comment
1 Soldier Field (Grant Park Stadium)   February 2, 1987 February 17, 2006 Chicago Cook Was declared an NHL on February 27, 1987. The designation was withdrawn on February 17, 2006.
2 President (Steamboat)   December 20, 1989 July 13, 2011 St. Elmo (formerly) Fayette (formerly) A steamboat, out of service, broken down into pieces, and for sale.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.

External linksEdit

  • "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State--Illinois (84)" (PDF). National Park Service. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-18. Retrieved 2007-11-12. Note this lists 85 current NHLs as well as 1 withdrawn NHL, and hence the overall count of 84 is due to crediting one (Eads Bridge) to Missouri.
  • National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service