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Juvenile Court of Cook County Building

Huehl + Schmid, Architects

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher
1. Juvenile Court of Cook County Building Marker
Inscription.  The first Juvenile Court in the world was established in Chicago in 1899. From 1907 to 1921 it was housed in this building located across the street from Hull-House. The structure was the first to combine a juvenile court woth a detention home for dependent and delinquent children.
 
Location. 41° 52.29′ N, 87° 38.837′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from South Halsted Street south of West Polk Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 S Halsted St, Chicago IL 60607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Addams' Hull-House and Dining Hall (a few steps from this marker); Jane Addams' Hull House (a few steps from this marker); Paul Muni (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maxwell Street (approx. half a mile away); Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (approx. half a mile away); St. Patrick's Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles R. Walgreen Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary Bartelme, Illinois’ First Female Judge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 3, 2019
2. Juvenile Court of Cook County Building Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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