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

Will County Courthouse

 
 
Will County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
1. Will County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  The reinforced concrete structure was built in 1968 and features first floor 48 degree buttresses which support the larger upper floors. The originally controversial design by architect J.C. Cochrane is at the site of three previous Will County Courthouses. The footprint of the predecessor to the present courthouse is outlined in brick just north of the current structure.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 41° 31.488′ N, 88° 4.926′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is on West Jefferson Street (U.S. 30) east of U.S. 6. Marker is in front of the courthouse, mounted on a Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 West Jefferson Street, 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. Illinois Sesquicentennial Time Capsule (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Benedict Reed (within shouting distance of this marker); Morris Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Joliet
Will County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
2. Will County Courthouse Marker
Marker is mounted at the base of the Veterans Memorial (plaque is on the right), in front of Will County Courthouse.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rialto Square Theatre (about 500 feet away); Level 4: J.D. Paige (about 600 feet away); Level 5: Frederich Bartleson (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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Oct. 30, 2020