LaSalle in La Salle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
LaSalle City Hall-1906
745 Second Street
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.
Location. 41° 19.773′ N, 89° 5.691′ W. Marker is in LaSalle, Illinois, in La Salle County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Joliet Street (Illinois Route 351), on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Mounted on the LaSalle City Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 745 2nd Street, La Salle IL 61301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Salle-Peru, Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Paul Carus / Dr. Daisetz Teitaru Suzuki (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cherry Mine Disaster James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (approx. 9½ miles away); Isam W. Seaton (1823-1903) and James H. Seaton (1828-1913) (approx. 9.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2013. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2013. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.