Chicago Architecture Info

The Chicago History Museum

1601 North Clark Street, Chicago

Facts

Formerly The Chicago Historical Society Building
Address 1601 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614
Neighborhood Old Town
Built 1932
Architecture firm Graham, Anderson, Prost & White
Cost $1,000,000
Size 105,000 square feet

Timeline

1931 The Chicago Historical Society moved into this building.
1971 A 33,875 square foot addition was built. It was designed by Alfred Shaw & Associates.
1988 A $1,100,000 addition was built. It was designed by Gerald Horn of Holabird & Root.