Illinois sites added to National Register of Historic Places

A dozen sites in Illinois have been added to the National Register of Historic Places of 2019 based on recommendations from the State Historic Preservation Office.

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of properties that merit special attention and preservation. Every Illinois county has at least one property or historic district listed in the National Register. To be eligible, properties must be more than 50 years old.

The 2019 additions are:

  • Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium District, Chicago, Cook County
  • Copley Hospital, Aurora, Kane County
  • First Congregational Church, Des Plaines, Des Plaines, Cook County
  • Louis Fredrick House Barrington Hills, Lake County
  • The Forum, Chicago, Cook County
  • Leaning Tower of Niles, Niles, Cook County
  • Lilacia Park Historic District, Lombard, Du Page County     
  • Alton Gas and Electric Powerhouse, Alton, Madison County
  • Downtown Urbana Historic District, Urbana, Champaign County  
  • Hunziker Winery Site, Warsaw, Hancock County   
  • Paris High School and Gymnasium, Paris, Edgar County  
  • Rollo Congregational United Church of Christ, Earlville vicinity, De Kalb County

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