Chicago Architecture Info

City and County Building

Also known as
Chicago City Hall
The Cook County Building
Address
121 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Basic Information
Designed by Holabird & Roche
Type Government Building
Floors: 11
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • 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.