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New Entries to National Register

New Entries to National Register

Illinois has some new entries on the National Register of Historic Places.

Twenty-three buildings are new on the list, along with 11 historic districts that are either
new in their entirety or have been expanded.

Some of the buildings were added with the hope that developers will take advantage of historic tax credits to repurpose buildings that are vacant or underused. Developers get an income tax credit for 20 percent of rehabilitation costs if they redevelop a historic structure.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Beecher Mausoleum, Beecher
  • Downtown Plainfield Historic District, Plainfield
  • Glen Ellyn Downtown North Historic District and Glen Ellyn Downtown South Historic
    District, Glen Ellyn
  • Pure Oil Station, 502 W. State St., Geneva
  • Waukegan Carnegie Library, Waukegan
  • 320 W. Oakdale Ave. apartment building, Chicago
  • 42nd Precinct Police Station, 3600 N. Halsted St., Chicago
  • Bush Temple of Music, Chicago
  • Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical University Building, 1338-1342 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
  • Drucker House, Wilmette
  • Kosciuszko Park Field House, 2732 N. Avers Ave., Chicago
  • The Neuville, 232 E. Walton Place, Chicago
  • Passionist Fathers Monastery, 5700 N. Harlem Ave., Chicago
  • Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Building, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
  • Stony Island Trust & Savings Bank Building, Chicago
  • Storkline Furniture Corp. factory, 4400 W. 26th St., Chicago
  • Strand Hotel, Chicago
  • Vesta Accumulator Company Building, Chicago
  • Walser House, Chicago
  • Argyle Street Historic District (Boundary Increase), Chicago
  • West Loop-LaSalle Street Historic District, Chicago
  • Broadview Hotel, East St. Louis
  • Galena Historic District (boundary change), Galena
  • Kickapoo Building, Peoria
  • Macomb Courthouse Square Historic District, Macomb
  • Marshall Business Historic District, Marshall
  • Ottawa East Side Historic District, Ottawa
  • Salem Baptist Church, Alton
  • Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield
  • Zoe Theater, Pittsfield

 

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