Historic and Architectural Resources of Route 66 Through Illinois

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Route 66 Through Illinois Multiple Property Submission
Map of US 66.svg
Location Illinois, US
NRHP Reference # 64500208
Added to NRHP May 5, 2006

U.S. Route 66 was a highway established on November 11, 1926, connecting Chicago, Illinois to the Southwest. Several buildings from the Route 66 era still stand and are part of the Historic and Architectural Resources of Route 66 Through Illinois Multiple Property Submission on the National Register of Historic Places.

Resource Name Image Address City Added
Ambler's Texaco Gas Station Ambler's Texaco Gas Station4.JPG Illinois Route 17 and Old U.S. 66
41°5′39″N 88°26′26″W / 41.09417°N 88.44056°W / 41.09417; -88.44056 (Ambler's Texaco Gas Station)
Dwight November 29, 2001
Ariston Café AristonCafe LitchfieldIL.jpg 314 Old Route 66
39°10′38″N 89°40′5″W / 39.17722°N 89.66806°W / 39.17722; -89.66806 (Ariston Cafe)
Litchfield May 5, 2006
Alternate Route 66, Wilmington to Joliet Historic Route 66 & Route 53 in Joliet IL south of Theodore Street.jpg Illinois Route 53 between Wilmington and Joliet
41°24′16″N 88°6′27″W / 41.40444°N 88.10750°W / 41.40444; -88.10750 (Alternate Route 66, Wilmington to Joilet)
Joliet and Wilmington May 5, 2006
Belvidere Café, Motel, and Gas Station Belvidere Café, Motel, and Gas Station.JPG 817 Old Route 66
39°10′16″N 89°40′3″W / 39.17111°N 89.66750°W / 39.17111; -89.66750 (Belevidere Cafe, Motel and Gas Station)
Litchfield February 21, 2007
Chain of Rocks Bridge ChainOfRocksBridge StLouisMO.jpg West Chain of Rocks Rd.
38°45′41″N 90°10′26″W / 38.76139°N 90.17389°W / 38.76139; -90.17389 (Chain of Rocks Bridge)
Madison December 01, 2006
Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket Dell Rhea Chicken Basket sign.jpg 645 Joliet Road
41°44′51″N 87°56′22″W / 41.74750°N 87.93944°W / 41.74750; -87.93944 (Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket)
Willowbrook May 5, 2006
Lou Mitchell's Restaurant Lou Mitchells in Chicago.jpg 565 W. Jackson Blvd.
41°52′38″N 87°38′30″W / 41.87722°N 87.64167°W / 41.87722; -87.64167 (Lou Mitchell's Restaurant)
Chicago May 5, 2006
Route 66 by Carpenter Park Old Route 66 between Cabin Smoke Trail and north bank of the Sangamon River
39°52′21″N 89°36′51″W / 39.87250°N 89.61417°W / 39.87250; -89.61417 (Route 66 by Carpenter Park)
Springfield and Sherman May 9, 2002
Route 66, Cayuga to Chenoa Cayuga IL Route 66, Cayuga to Chenoa5.jpg Route 66, between just N. of Township Rd 2200 N. and just S. of Township Rd 3000 N.
40°45′12″N 88°43′7″W / 40.75333°N 88.71861°W / 40.75333; -88.71861 (Route 66, Cayuga to Chenoa)
Pontiac July 23, 2003
Route 66, Girard to Nilwood Union Pacific trestle over old rt 66.JPG Route 66, between Illinois Route 4 (IL 4) south of Girard and IL 4 in Nilwood
39°24′45″N 89°47′16″W / 39.41250°N 89.78778°W / 39.41250; -89.78778 (Route 66, Girard to Nilwood)
Nilwood May 23, 2002
Route 66, Litchfield to Mount Olive Route 66, Litchfield to Mount Olive.JPG Route 66, N of Illinois Route 16 in Litchfield to Mount Olive
39°7′48″N 89°41′34″W / 39.13000°N 89.69278°W / 39.13000; -89.69278 (Route 66, Litchfield to Mount Olive)
Litchfield November 29, 2001
Route 66 South of Lake Springfield Olde Rt. 66/Olde Carriage Way
39°40′30.9″N 89°37′28.92″W / 39.675250°N 89.6247000°W / 39.675250; -89.6247000 (Route 66 South of Lake Springfield)
Springfield May 12, 2009
Sprague's Super Service Sprague's Super Service in Normal, Illinois on Route 66..jpg 305 E. Pine St.
40°31′3″N 88°58′51″W / 40.51750°N 88.98083°W / 40.51750; -88.98083 (Sprague's Super Service)
Normal April 25, 2008
Standard Oil Gasoline Station Standard Oil Gasoline Station5.JPG 400 S. West St.
41°0′7″N 88°31′44″W / 41.00194°N 88.52889°W / 41.00194; -88.52889 (Standard Oil Gasoline Station)
Odell November 9, 1997
Soulsby Service Station SoulsbyServiceStation MtOliveIL.jpg 102 S. Route 66 St.
39°4′23″N 89°44′8″W / 39.07306°N 89.73556°W / 39.07306; -89.73556 (Soulsby Service Station)
Mount Olive May 06, 2004