List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois

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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 85 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.

Current NHLs in Illinois[edit]

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

Landmark name[1] Image Date designated[1] Locality[1][2] County[1] Description[3]
1 Robert S. Abbott House Robert S. Abbott House December 8, 1976 Chicago
41°48′29″N 87°36′58″W / 41.808068°N 87.616135°W / 41.808068; -87.616135 (Abbott, Robert S., House)
Cook A home of Robert S. Abbott, founder of the Chicago Defender newspaper.
2 Adler Planetarium Adler Planetarium Entry February 27, 1987 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 The Auditorium Building was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan (1886–90). May 15, 1975 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 111976 HABS photo April 27, 1970 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 Overhead view of the Cahokia mound. July 19, 1964 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.
6 Carson, Pirie, Scott, and Company Store Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building May 15, 1975 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 James Charnley Residence as it appeared in 1892 August 5, 1998 Chicago
41°54′26″N 87°37′39″W / 41.907264°N 87.627597°W / 41.907264; -87.627597 (Charnley, James, House)
Cook Louis Sullivan AND Frank Lloyd Wright got in on this one's design.
8 Chicago Board of Trade Building Chicago Board of Trade is one of the smaller skyscrapers now. June 2, 1978 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 2011 photo April 15, 1970 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 Columbus Park Boathouse July 31, 2003 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 Arthur H. Compton House May 11, 1976 Chicago
41°47′33″N 87°35′47″W / 41.792435°N 87.596263°W / 41.792435; -87.596263 (Compton, Arthur H., House)
Cook Home of Nobel-prize-winning physicist who proved light has both wave and particle aspects, the Compton Effect.
12 Avery Coonley House Avery Coonley House December 30, 1970 Riverside
41°49′07″N 87°49′43″W / 41.818629°N 87.828618°W / 41.818629; -87.828618 (Coonley, Avery, House)
Cook Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home, in Riverside Historic District
13 Crow Island School Crow Island School December 14, 1990 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 Plans for the Dana-Thomas House January 7, 1976 Springfield
39°47′38″N 89°39′07″W / 39.793930°N 89.652075°W / 39.793930; -89.652075 (Dana, Susan Lawrence, House)
Sangamon A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
15 David Davis House The David Davis Mansion. May 15, 1975 Bloomington
40°28′54″N 88°58′50″W / 40.481624°N 88.980419°W / 40.481624; -88.980419 (Davis, David, 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 The Charles Gates Dawes House. December 8, 1976 Evanston
42°02′33″N 87°40′23″W / 42.042526°N 87.673084°W / 42.042526; -87.673084 (Dawes, Charles G., House)
Cook Home of Charles Gates Dawes, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Vice President to Calvin Coolidge.
17 John Deere Home and Shop A modern-day blacksmith forging at John Deere House and Shop July 19, 1964 Grand Detour
41°53′48″N 89°24′53″W / 41.896618°N 89.414648°W / 41.896618; -89.414648 (Deere, John, Home And Shop)
Ogle Site of the invention of the first steel plow by John Deere.
18 Oscar Stanton DePriest House Oscar Stanton DePriest House.jpg May 15, 1975 Chicago
41°48′35″N 87°37′05″W / 41.809769°N 87.617957°W / 41.809769; -87.617957 (De Priest, Oscar Stanton, House)
Cook Home of the first post-Reconstruction African-American US congressman.
19 Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Homesite Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Homesite May 11, 1976 Chicago
41°53′16″N 87°37′24″W / 41.887739°N 87.623409°W / 41.887739; -87.623409 (Du Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite)
Cook Home of a Chicago's first settler, an African-American.
20 Eads Bridge An 1875 drawing of Eads Bridge by Camille N. Dry. January 29, 1964 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 Farm Creek Section from DS 1.jpg December 9, 1997 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 Fransworth House photo February 17, 2006 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 The John Farson House from the rear. June 19, 1996 Oak Park
41°53′07″N 87°48′02″W / 41.885278°N 87.800556°W / 41.885278; -87.800556 (Farson, John, House)
Cook The most famous work of George Washington Maher.
24 Fort De Chartres Fort de Chartres powder magazine building October 9, 1960 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 Fort Sheridan Historic District. April 20, 1984 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 John J. Glessner House Glessner House January 7, 1976 Chicago
41°51′28″N 87°37′15″W / 41.857886°N 87.620784°W / 41.857886; -87.620784 (Glessner, John J., House)
Cook A 19th century house designed by Henry Hobson Richardson.
27 Ulysses S. Grant Home Ulysses S. Grant Home December 19, 1960 Galena
42°24′36″N 90°25′23″W / 42.410104°N 90.422924°W / 42.410104; -90.422924 (Grant, Ulysses S., 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.
28 Grosse Point Lighthouse Grosse Point Light Station January 20, 1999 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.
29 Haymarket Martyrs' Monument Haymarket Martyrs Monument February 18, 1997 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.
30 Hegeler-Carus Mansion Hegler-Carus House photo March 29, 2007 LaSalle
41°20′09″N 89°05′13″W / 41.335836°N 89.087053°W / 41.335836; -89.087053 (Hegeler-Carus Mansion)
La Salle 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.
31 Isidore H. Heller House A view of the east (front) and north elevations of the Heller House. August 18, 2004 Chicago
41°48′05″N 87°35′50″W / 41.801333°N 87.597089°W / 41.801333; -87.597089 (Heller, Isidore H., House)
Cook A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
32 Arthur Heurtley House Arthur Heurtley House February 16, 2000 Oak Park
41°53′34″N 87°47′59″W / 41.892722°N 87.799822°W / 41.892722; -87.799822 (Heurtley, Arthur, House)
Cook Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house.
33 Hull House Hull House as it looks today. June 23, 1965 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.
34 Illinois and Michigan Canal Locks And Towpath Photo if Illinois-Michigan canal January 29, 1964 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.
35 Nicholas Jarrot Mansion Nicholas Jarrot Mansion August 7, 2001 Cahokia
38°34′12″N 90°11′14″W / 38.57011°N 90.18711°W / 38.57011; -90.18711 (Jarrot, Nicholas, Mansion)
St. Clair A mansion built in 1799 for a fur trader.
36 Kennicott Grove Robert Kennicott House January 7, 1976 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.
37 Kincaid Site Kincaid Site July 19, 1964 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.
38 Leiter II Building Leiter II Building, South State & East Congress Streets, Chicago (HABS photo) January 7, 1976 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.
39 Frank R. Lillie House Frank R. Lillie House May 11, 1976 Chicago
41°47′22″N 87°35′35″W / 41.789545°N 87.593114°W / 41.789545; -87.593114 (Lillie, Frank R., House)
Cook Former home of embryologist Frank Rattray Lillie.
40 Abraham Lincoln Home Lincoln home December 19, 1960 Springfield
39°47′43″N 89°38′41″W / 39.795352°N 89.644724°W / 39.795352; -89.644724 (Lincoln, Abraham, Home)
Sangamon The only house ever owned by America's 16th president.
41 Lincoln Park Lily Pool Lincoln Park Lilly Pool February 17, 2006 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.
42 Lincoln Tomb Abraham Lincoln's tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery December 19, 1960 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.
43 Vachel Lindsay House Vachel Lindsay House November 11, 1971 Springfield
39°47′45″N 89°38′58″W / 39.795926°N 89.649441°W / 39.795926; -89.649441 (Lindsay, Vachel, House)
Sangamon Home of poet Vachel Lindsay.
44 Owen Lovejoy House Owen Lovejoy House February 18, 1997 Princeton
41°22′23″N 89°27′03″W / 41.373056°N 89.450833°W / 41.373056; -89.450833 (Lovejoy, Owen, House)
Bureau Home of prominent abolitionist Owen Lovejoy.
45 Marquette Building Marquette Building January 7, 1976 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.
46 Marshall Field Company Store Marshall Fields Building June 2, 1978 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.
47 Mazon Creek Fossil Beds Tullimonstrum.jpg September 25, 1997 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.
48 Pierre Menard House HABS photo April 15, 1970 Ellis Grove
37°57′53″N 89°54′36″W / 37.9647°N 89.9099°W / 37.9647; -89.9099 (Menard, Pierre, House)
Randolph House of fur trader Pierre Menard, the first lieutenant governor of Illinois.
49 Robert A. Millikan House Robert A. Millikan House May 11, 1976 Chicago
41°47′35″N 87°35′47″W / 41.792918°N 87.596283°W / 41.792918; -87.596283 (Millikan, Robert A., House)
Cook Home of Robert A. Millikan, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
50 Modoc Rock Shelter Modoc Rock Shelter January 20, 1961 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.
51 Montgomery Ward Company Complex Montgomery Ward Company Complex June 2, 1978 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.
52 Morrow Plots, University of Illinois Morrow Plots May 23, 1968 Urbana
40°06′09″N 88°13′33″W / 40.102556°N 88.225817°W / 40.102556; -88.225817 (Morrow Plots, University of Illinois)
Champaign An experimental corn field.
53 Nauvoo Historic District Joseph Smith House January 20, 1961 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.
54 New Philadelphia Townsite January 16, 2009 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.
55 Old Kaskaskia Village Old Kaskaskia Village from W.jpg July 19, 1964 Ottawa
La Salle The best-documented Native American village in the Illinois River Valley.
56 Old Main, Knox College Old Main July 4, 1961 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.
57 Old State Capitol (Illinois) Old Illinois State Capitol July 4, 1961 Springfield
39°47′57″N 89°38′53″W / 39.799238°N 89.648143°W / 39.799238; -89.648143 (Old State Capitol (Illinois))
Sangamon The fifth capitol building of Illinois. Site of Lincoln's House Divided Speech.
58 Old Stone Gate, Chicago Union Stockyards Union Stock Yard Gate May 29, 1981 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.
59 Orchestra Hall Symphony Center April 19, 1994 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.
60 Principia College Historic District April 19, 1993 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.
61 Pullman Historic District Hotel Florence December 30, 1970 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.
62 Reliance Building Reliance Building January 7, 1976 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.
63 Riverside Historic District Avery Coonley House August 29, 1970 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.
64 Frederick C. Robie House Frederick C. Robie House November 27, 1963 Chicago
41°47′25″N 87°35′46″W / 41.790332°N 87.596214°W / 41.790332; -87.596214 (Robie, Frederick C., House)
Cook A Prairie style home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1908.
65 Rock Island Arsenal Rock Island Arsenal, Building No. 1 June 7, 1988 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.
66 Rookery Building Rookery Light Court May 15, 1975 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.
67 Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory George Herbert Jones Laboratory.jpg May 28, 1967 Chicago
41°47′18″N 87°36′04″W / 41.788422°N 87.601025°W / 41.788422; -87.601025 (Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory, The University of Chicago)
Cook The laboratory that first isolated plutonium and determined its atomic mass.
68 Sears, Roebuck, And Company Sears Merchandise Building Tower June 2, 1978 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.
69 Second Presbyterian Church Saint Cecelia in the church narthex March 11, 2013 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.
70 Shedd Aquarium Shedd Aquarium February 27, 1987 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.
71 Site of the First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction Site of First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction February 18, 1965 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.
72 South Dearborn Street-Printing House Row North Historic Districtt Donahue Building January 7, 1976 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 A historic district reflecting Chicago's legacy as a major printing center.
73 S.R. Crown Hall Crown Hall August 7, 2001 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
74 Starved Rock Starved Rock October 9, 1960 Ottawa
41°19′17″N 88°59′25″W / 41.321389°N 88.990278°W / 41.321389; -88.990278 (Starved Rock)
La Salle A Sandstone butte overlooking the Illinois River, purportedly the site of a massacre of the Illinois Confederation.
75 Lorado Taft Midway Studios Lorado Taft Midway Studio December 21, 1965 Chicago
41°47′07″N 87°36′10″W / 41.785402°N 87.602750°W / 41.785402; -87.602750 (Taft, Lorado, Midway Studios)
Cook Studios of sculptor Lorado Taft, designed by Pond & Pond.
76 F.F. Tomek House F. F. Tomek House January 20, 1999 Riverside
41°49′56″N 87°49′02″W / 41.832153°N 87.8171°W / 41.832153; -87.8171 (Tomek, F.F., House)
Cook A Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Riverside Historic District
77 Lyman Trumbull House May 15, 1975 Alton
38°53′51″N 90°10′35″W / 38.897389°N 90.176415°W / 38.897389; -90.176415 (Trumbull, Lyman, House)
Madison House of US Senator Lyman Trumbull. He co-authored the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
78 U-505 (German Submarine) U-505 June 29, 1989 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
79 Unity Temple Unity Temple December 30, 1970 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.
80 University Of Illinois Observatory University of Illinois Observatory December 20, 1989 Urbana
40°06′15″N 88°13′33″W / 40.104081°N 88.225712°W / 40.104081; -88.225712 (University of Illinois Observatory)
Champaign An observatory.
81 The Wayside Home of Henry Demarest Lloyd November 13, 1966 Winnetka
42°06′51″N 87°43′57″W / 42.114222°N 87.732475°W / 42.114222; -87.732475 (Wayside, The)
Cook Home of Henry Demarest Lloyd.
82 Ida B. Wells-Barnett House Ida B. Wells-Barnett House on June 1, 2007 May 30, 1974 Chicago
41°49′40″N 87°37′03″W / 41.827794°N 87.617504°W / 41.827794; -87.617504 (Wells, Ida B.,-Barnett House)
Cook Former home of civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells.
83 Frances Willard House Willard, Frances House 1.JPG June 23, 1965 Evanston
42°02′54″N 87°40′43″W / 42.048287°N 87.678481°W / 42.048287; -87.678481 (Willard, Frances, House)
Cook Former home of temperance reformer Frances Willard, and longtime headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
84 Daniel Hale Williams House Dr. Daniel Hale Williams House May 15, 1975 Chicago
41°49′06″N 87°36′55″W / 41.818425°N 87.615284°W / 41.818425; -87.615284 (Williams, Daniel Hale, House)
Cook The former home of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, one of the first major African American surgeons.
85 Frank Lloyd Wright Home And Studio Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, in Oak Park January 7, 1976 Oak Park
41°53′36″N 87°48′01″W / 41.893387°N 87.800182°W / 41.893387; -87.800182 (Wright, Frank Lloyd, House And Studio)
Cook Former home and studio of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Former NHLs in Illinois[edit]

Landmark name Image Date designated Date withdrawn Locality County Comment
1 Soldier Field (Grant Park Stadium) Soldier Field Chicago aerial view.jpg 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) SS President December 20, 1989 July 13, 2011 St. Elmo (formerly) Fayette (formerly) A steamboat, out of service, broken down into pieces, and for sale.

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