City and County Building in Chicago

Photo of City and County Building in Chicago, Illinois
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City and County Building
Also known as:Chicago City Hall
Also known as:The Cook County Building

121 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois, The Loop 60602
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Quick Facts
Notes
  • The Cook County portion of the building was erected from 1905 to 1908.
  • The City portion of the building was erected from 1909 to 1910.
  • The exterior columns are each 94 feet tall.
  • This building replaced the old city/county building, which was erected in 1885.
  • In the original plan for Chicago, this was supposed to be a public park, not a government building.
Did You Know?
  • This is Chicago's fourth city hall.
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