Chicago Landmarks

Notice: The landmark narratives listed below are just a portion of the designations completed by the City of Chicago. For complete listings by name and address, please visit the main Landmarks Information page.


Alphabetical List

300 West Adams Street Office Building
333 North Michigan Building
35 East Wacker Drive Building
63rd Street Bathing Pavilion
6901 Oglesby Cooperative Apartment Building
860-880 Lake Shore Drive
Abraham Lincoln Monument
Adams House
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool
All Saints Church and Rectory
Allerton Hotel
Alta Vista Terrace District
American Book Company Building
American School of Correspondence
American System-Built Houses
Arlington & Roslyn Place District
Arlington-Deming District
Armitage-Halsted District
Assumption School Building
Astor Street District
Auditorium Building
Bach House
Bachman House
Beeson House and Coach House
Belmont-Sheffield Trust and Savings Bank (Former)
Beverly/Morgan Park Railroad Station District
Biograph Theater
Bissell Street District
Black Metropolis District
Blackstone Hotel
Blackstone Library
Brewster Apartments
Brooks Building
Bryn Mawr-Belle Shore Apartment Hotels
Burling Row House District
Bush Temple of Music
Cable House
Calumet National Bank (Former)
Calumet Park Fieldhouse
Calumet-Giles-Prairie District
Canaan Baptist Church of Christ Building
Carbide and Carbon Building
Carl Sandburg House
Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building
Cermak Road Bridge District
Chapin and Gore Building
Charles N. Loucks House
Charnley House
Chatham-Greater Grand Crossing Commercial District District
Chess Records Office and Studio
Chicago & Alton Railway Bridge
Chicago & Illinois Western Railway Bridge
Chicago & North Western Railway Powerhouse
Chicago & Northwestern Railway Bridge
Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Bridge
Chicago Bee Building
Chicago Board of Trade Building
Chicago Building
Chicago City Bank and Trust Company (Former)
Chicago Defender Building
Chicago Harbor Lighthouse
Chicago Orphan Asylum Building
Chicago Public Library/Cultural Center
Chicago Theater
Chicago Varnish Company Building
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Bridge No. Z-2
City Hall-County Building
Civic Opera Building
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain and Garden
Clarke House
Colvin House
Congress Theater
Continental and Commercial Bank Building
Cortland Street Drawbridge
Cosmopolitan State Bank Building (Former)
Courthouse Place
Crown Hall
Daley Center
Dearborn Street Station
Delaware Building
Dewes (August) House
Dewes (Francis) House
Dexter Building
Dover Street District
Dr. Philip Weintraub House
Dr. Wallace C. Abbott House
Drake Fountain
DuPont-Whitehouse House
East Lake Shore Drive District
East Village District
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (originally, Isaiah Temple)
Eighth Church of Christ, Scientist
Eighth Regiment Armory
Elam House
Eliel House
Elks National Memorial Headquarters Building
Engine Company 104, Truck 31 (Former)
Engine Company 129, Truck 50
Engine Company 27 (Former)
Engine Company 35, Truck 28 (Former)
Engine Company 42 (Former)
Engine Company 45, Truck 15
Engine Company 5, Truck 2
Engine Company 59, Truck 47
Engine Company 61
Engine Company 65, Truck 52
Engine Company 78
Engine Company 84, Truck 51
Engine Company 86 (Former)
Essanay Studios
F.R. Schock House
Farwell Building
Field Building
Fine Arts Building
First Baptist Congregational Church
First Church of Deliverance
Fisher Building
Fisher Studio Houses
Five Houses on Avers Avenue District
Florsheim Shoe Company Building
Former Chicago Historical Society Building
Foster House and Stable
Fremont Row House District
Fullerton State Bank (Former)
Gage Group
Garfield Boulevard 'L' Station and Overpass
Garfield Park Fieldhouse
Gauler Twin Houses
George Cleveland Hall Branch, Chicago Public Library
Germania Club Building
Getty Tomb
Giles-Calumet District
Glessner House
Goldblatt Bros. Department Store
Greenwood Row House District
Griffiths-Burroughs House
Groesbeck House
Gwendolyn Brooks House
Harriet F. Rees House
Harris and Selwyn Theaters
Haskell-Barker-Atwater Buildings
Hawthorne Place District
Hazelton-Mikota House
Heald Square Monument
Heller House
Henry Gerber House
Henry V. Peters House
Heyworth Building
Historic Michigan Boulevard District
Hitchcock House
Holden Block
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory
Home Bank and Trust Company Building
Hotel St. Benedict Flats
Humboldt Park Boathouse Pavilion
Humboldt Park Receptory Building & Stable
Hutchinson Street District
Hyde Park-Kenwood National Bank (Former)
IBM Building
Ida B. Wells - Barnett House
Iglehart House
Illinois Central Railroad Swing Bridge 1
Illinois Central Railroad Swing Bridge 2
Illinois-Indiana State Line Boundary Marker
Immaculata High School and Convent Buildings
Indian Boundary Park Fieldhouse
Inland Steel Building
Jackson Boulevard District
Jackson Park Highlands District
Jackson/Thomas House
James Ward Public School
Jane Addams Hull-House
Jewelers Building
Jewelers Row District
Jewish People's Institute
John and Clara Merchant House
K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Temple
Kaufmann Store and Flats
Keck-Gottschalk-Keck Apartments
Kenna Apartments
Kent House
Kenwood District
Kenwood United Church of Christ
Kimbell Trust & Savings Bank (Former)
King-Nash House
Krause Music Store
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway Bridges
Lake-Franklin Group
Laramie State Bank Building
LaSalle Street Cable Car Powerhouse
Lathrop House
Leiter II Building
Lincoln Avenue Row House District
Lindblom (Robert) Technical High School Building
Lindemann & Hoverson Co. Showroom and Warehouse Building
Lion House
Logan Square Boulevards District
London Guarantee Building
Longwood Drive District
Lorado Taft's Midway Studios
Lorraine Hansberry House
Ludington Building
Madlener House
Madonna della Strada Chapel
Main Building and Machinery Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology
Majestic Building and Theater
Manhattan Building
Marie Schock House
Marquette Building
Marquette Park State Bank (Former)
Marshall Field and Company Building
Marshfield Trust and Savings Bank (Former)
Mather Tower
McCormick Double House
McCormick Row House District
McGill House
McGraw-Hill Building
Medinah Temple
Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church
Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church
Michigan Avenue Bridge and Esplanade
Mid-North District
Miller House
Milwaukee Avenue District
Milwaukee-Diversey-Kimball District
Monadnock Block
Montgomery Ward & Co. Catalog House
Motor Row District
Mundelein College Skyscraper Building
Museum of Science and Industry
Navy Pier Headhouse and Auditorium
New Regal Theater
New York Life Building
Newport Avenue District
Nickel (Richard) Studio
Nickerson House
Noble-Seymour-Crippen House
North Chicago Hospital Building
North Kenwood Multiple Resource District
Northwestern University Settlement House
Oakdale Avenue District
Oakland District
Old Chicago Coast Guard Station
Old Chicago Water Tower District
Old Colony Building
Old Dearborn Bank Building
Old Edgebrook District
Old Republic Building
Old Town Triangle District
Oliver Building
On Leong Merchants Association Building
One North LaSalle Building
Overton Hygienic Building
Page Brothers Building
Palliser's Cottage Home No. 35
Palmer House Hotel
Palmolive Building
Pate-Comiskey House
Pennsylvania Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge
Peoples Gas Irving Park Neighborhood Store
Peoples Gas South Chicago Neighborhood Store
Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton Office and Studio
Pilgrim Baptist Church
Pittsfield Building
Powhatan Apartments
Prairie Avenue District
Printing House Row District
Pulaski Park Fieldhouse
Pullman District
Quinn Chapel
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. Calumet Plant
Raber House
Race House
Rath House
Reebie Storage Warehouse
Reid, Murdoch & Co. Building
Reliance Building
Richard Wright House
Roanoke Building and Tower
Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ Building
Robie House
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Roloson Houses
Rookery Building
Rosehill Cemetery Entrance
Schlect House
Schlitz Brewery Stable at 11314 S. Front Ave. (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House (Former) at 958 W. 69th St.
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 11400 S. Front Ave. (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 1801 W. Division Street (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 2159 W. Belmont Ave. (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 3159 N. Southport Ave. (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 3456 S. Western Ave. (Former)
Schlitz Brewery-Tied House at 5120 N. Broadway (Former)
Schoenhofen Brewery
Schurz High School
Sears, Roebuck and Company Administration Building
Second Presbyterian Church
Seven Houses on Lake Shore Drive District
Sexton School
Shedd Park Fieldhouse
Sheridan Trust and Savings Bank (Former)
Shoreland Hotel
Site of Fort Dearborn
Site of the First Self-Sustaining Controlled Nuclear Chain Reaction
Site of the Haymarket Tragedy
Site of the John and Mary Jones House
Site of the Origin of the Chicago Fire of 1871
Site of the Origins of the I&M Canal
Site of the Sauganash Hotel/Wigwam
Soldiers' Home
South Pond Refectory and Men's and Ladies' Comfort Station
South Shore Cultural Center
South Side Community Art Center
South Side Trust and Savings Bank (Former)
Spiegel Administration Building
St. Charles Air Line Bridge
St. Gelasius Church Building
St. Ignatius College Prep Building
Statue of The Republic
Stephen A. Douglas Tomb
Steuben Club Building
Stock Yards National Bank (Former)
Sunset Cafe
Supreme Life Building
Surf-Pine Grove District
Swedish American State Bank (Former)
Terra Cotta Row District
Thalia Hall
Theurer-Wrigley House
Third Unitarian Church Building
Three Arts Club
Tree Studios, Annexes, and Courtyard
Tribune Tower
Truevine Missionary Baptist Church
Trustees System Service Building
Turzak House
Ukrainian Village District
Union Park Hotel (formerly the Viceroy Hotel)
Union Station
Union Stock Yard Gate
Unity Hall
Uptown Theatre
Vassar Swiss Underwear Company Building
Veseman Building
Victory Monument
Villa District
Village Theater
Vorwaerts Turner Hall
Wabash Avenue YMCA
Waller Apartments
Walser House
Walter Burley Griffin Place District
Washington Block
Washington Park Court District
Washington Square District
Wendell Phillips High School
West Town State Bank Building
Wheeler-Kohn House
Whistle Stop Inn
White Castle #16
Wicker Park District
Wingert House
Woman's Athletic Club
Wood-Maxey-Boyd House
Wrigley Field
Yale Apartments
Yondorf Block and Hall
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