Chicago Architecture Info

The Chicago History Museum

1601 North Clark Street, Chicago

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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.