“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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LaSalle in LaSalle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

LaSalle City Hall-1906

745 Second Street

LaSalle City Hall-1906 Marker image. Click for full size.
May 12, 2013
1. LaSalle City Hall-1906 Marker
Inscription.  In 1906, Mayor Walter A. Panneck sold 450 city hall bonds to help raise the $75,000 needed to build a new city hall. Designed by local architect Victor A. Matteson and built by M.W. Allen & Sons from Peoria and J.M. Dougherty from Ottawa, the building represents and eclectic blend of several different styles of architecture. Located on the third floor of the building is the original city council chambers, restored in 1998. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 2003 by The LaSalle Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 41° 19.773′ N, 89° 5.691′ W. Marker is in LaSalle, Illinois, in LaSalle County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Joliet Street (Illinois Route 351), on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street. Mounted on the LaSalle City Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 745 2nd Street, La Salle IL 61301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
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flies. St. Roch's Bells (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Salle-Peru, Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); Julius W. Hegeler I Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Paul Carus / Dr. Daisetz Teitaru Suzuki (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hegeler Carus Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Wilbourn (approx. 1.3 miles away); Maud Powell (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cox Country Grade School (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaSalle.
LaSalle City Hall image. Click for full size.
May 12, 2013
2. LaSalle City Hall
The marker can be seen by the entrance
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2013. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2013. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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