Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jane Addams’ Hull House
has been designated a
National Park Service
The former country home of Charles J. Hull was turned over to Jane Addams in 1889 and became an integral part of the Hull House, an eventual complex of 12 buildings used for the social welfare programs of Miss Addams and her associates. The name Hull House also came to be associated with the program of activities conducted in these buildings. The restoration of Mr. Hull's home, made possible by contributions to the University of Illinois Foundation, is a memorial to Miss Addams, her life and works. The program now carried on a the Hull House association is located in centers in various areas of the city of Chicago.
Location. 41° 52.299′ N, 87° 38.841′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on South Halsted Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Building 670 on the University of Illinois campus. Marker is at or
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Addams' Hull-House and Dining Hall (here, next to 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); The Chicago Board of Trade's Statues (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Standard Time System in the United States (approx. 0.9 miles away); Continental and Commercial Bank Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Women •
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