Will County Courthouse

Location

Joliet, IL

Status

Ongoing

Partners

Courthouse Preservation Partnership

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The Will County Courthouse was designed by Otto Stark of Charles F. Murphy & Associates and completed in 1969. It was one of the first buildings in the Brutalist style to be completed in the Chicago area and influenced a generation of public and civic architecture in the region. Though it has been slated for demolition by the County, we are working with the Courthouse Preservation Partnership, a diverse coalition of local residents, to recognize the value of the Courthouse and to support its adaptive reuse.

Interior photographs courtesy Greg Peerbolte.

Scope of Services

Nomination for listing on the National Register of Historic Places

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