Chicago City Hall is the official seat of government of the City of Chicago in Illinois. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. Adjacent to the Richard J. Daley Center and the James R. Thompson Center, the building that includes Chicago City Hall houses the offices of the mayor, city clerk, and city treasurer of Chicago; some city departments; aldermen of Chicago's various wards; and chambers of the Chicago City Council on the west side of the building. Building features The Richard J Daley Center houses more than 120 court and hearing rooms as well as the official law library of the City of Chicago The James R Thompson Center (JRTC is located at 100 W Randolph Street in the Loop, Chicago, Illinois and houses more offices of the State The Mayor of Chicago is the Chief executive of Chicago, Illinois, the third largest City in the United An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions The Chicago City Council is the Legislative branch of the Government of the City of Chicago in Illinois. The building's east side (called the County Building) is devoted to the various offices of Cook County. Cook County is a county in the US state of Illinois. It is the second most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles Situated on a city block bounded by Randolph, LaSalle, Washington, and Clark streets, the 11-story structure was designed by the architectural firm Holabird & Roche in the classical revival style. Randolph Street is a street in Chicago Illinois, USA. It runs east-west through the Chicago Loop, carrying westbound traffic west from Michigan Avenue LaSalle Street is a major north-south street in Chicago named for Sieur de La Salle, an early explorer of Illinois. The architectural firm of Holabird & Roche was founded in Chicago in 1880 Neoclassicism (sometimes rendered as Neo-Classicism or Neo-classicism) is the name given to quite distinct movements in the decorative and The building was officially dedicated on February 27, 1911. Events 1560 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation Year 1911 ( MCMXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year
Chicago City Hall's entrance features four relief panels sculpted in granite by John Flanagan. John Flanagan (1865&ndash1952 was a Sculptor who designed the Washington U Each of the panels represents one of four principal concerns of city government: playgrounds, schools, parks, and water supply. As visitors enter the building, they are greeted with elaborate marble stairways and bronze tablets honoring the past city halls of Chicago from 1837 to the present. Year 1837 ( MDCCCXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common The first major renovation project undertaken was in 1967 as major city departments, originally located outside Chicago City Hall, were moved in. Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar.
In 2001 the roof gardens were completed serving as a test for the impact green roofs would have on the heat island effect in urban areas, rainwater runoff, and the effectiveness of differing types of green roofs and plant species for Chicago's climate. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. An urban heat island ( UHI) is a metropolitan area which is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas A green roof is a Roof of a Building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and soil or a growing medium planted over a waterproofing membrane Noted "green" architect William McDonough designed the project, which is not open to the public. William Andrews McDonough (b February 21, 1951, Hong Kong) is an American Architect and founding principal of William McDonough