Soldiers' Home

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Soldier's Home, now owned by the Archdiocese of Chicago

The Soldiers' Home is an Italianate style house in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The Soldiers' House is located at 739 E. 35th St. The house was built in a series of phases from 1864 to 1923 by William W. Boyington and other various architects. It was designated a Chicago Landmark on April 16, 1996. The Soldiers' Home is the last surviving building with exact association to the Civil War. During the war the home served as a hospital for injured soldiers. After the war it became a home for disabled Union Army Veterans.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Soldiers' Home". City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Landmarks Division. 2003. Retrieved 2007-06-27.
  2. ^ "City of Chicago Landmark Designation Reports - Soldiers' Home". Retrieved 2017-09-18.

Coordinates: 41°49′52″N 87°36′28″W / 41.8310°N 87.6077°W / 41.8310; -87.6077