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Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Public Service Building

 
 
Public Service Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
1. Public Service Building Marker
Inscription.  The Art Deco style structure was designed by architect H.V. Van Hoist, and built in 1930. The building exterior is Bedford limestone with a granite base. The Art Deco style is exemplified in the building massing and the cut decorative tiles visible at the top of the building.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
 
Location. 41° 31.663′ N, 88° 4.977′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ottawa Street (Illinois Route 53) and U.S. 30, on the left when traveling west on North Ottawa Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 N Ottawa St, Joliet IL 60432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joliet Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Fehrenbacher Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis Joliet Renaissance Center (about 300 feet away); Joliet, Illinois (about 300 feet away); Murray Building (about 400
Public Service Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
2. Public Service Building Marker
Marker is mounted on the building, which is now PNC Bank.
feet away); Level 3: Charles Reed (about 400 feet away); Route 66 Visitors Center (about 400 feet away); Level 1: Louis Joliet (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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