Peoria Waterworks

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Peoria Water Works
Peoria Waterworks Main Building.JPG
Peoria Waterworks is located in Peoria County, Illinois
Peoria Waterworks
Location Lorentz Ave., Peoria, Illinois
Coordinates 40°43′29″N 89°33′9″W / 40.72472°N 89.55250°W / 40.72472; -89.55250Coordinates: 40°43′29″N 89°33′9″W / 40.72472°N 89.55250°W / 40.72472; -89.55250
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1890
Architect H.H. Richardson[2]
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
NRHP Reference # 80001403[1]
Added to NRHP March 18, 1980

Peoria Waterworks is a building complex built in 1890 for the Peoria, Illinois water system. The three building site was constructed in 1890 after the publicly owned Peoria Water Company was sold to John T. Moffat and Henry C. Hodgskins. The building was designed in Romanesque Revival style and first supplied water to the city of Peoria on December 1, 1890.[2] The three structures, Pumping Station #1, Pumping Station #2 and the Main Well House, were included on the property's listing on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on March 18, 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Peoria Water Works Company," (PDF), National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, HAARGIS Database. Retrieved 15 April 2007.