buildings List of Famous Peoria Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Peoria skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Peoria architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Peoria are included on this list. Information about these Peoria buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Peoria and older historic landmarks.

Buildings here include everything from John C. Proctor Recreation Center to Rock Island Depot and Freight House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Peoria?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Peoria. Famous architectural houses within the city of Peoria are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The Cumberland Presbyterian Church, also known as the Peoria Musicians Club, is the oldest standing church building in Peoria, Illinois, United States. The church was constructed in 1856 as the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It was used by various churches and a synagogue until 1913, when it ...more

City/Town: Peoria, Illinois, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1856

Style: Greek Revival


Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall

The Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall was constructed as a memorial to American Civil War soldiers in Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1909. It was designed by Hewett & Emerson. The Classical Revival hall was dedicated to Joseph B. Greenhut, Captain of Company K, 82nd Illinois Volunteer ...more

City/Town: Peoria, Illinois, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1909

Style: Greek Revival, Beaux-Arts architecture

The International Harvester Building is a five-story building in the U.S. city of Peoria, Illinois. The property consists of the 1914 five-story building and a 1925 one-story addition. The building is associated with Peoria's history through transportation; Peoria was once a major shipping point due ...more

City/Town: Peoria, Illinois, USA

Style: Art Deco, Prairie School

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John C. Flanagan House Museum

The Judge John C. Flanagan Residence is a house in Peoria, Illinois, United States. The home was constructed for Judge John C. Flanagan, a Philadelphia native, in 1837. The house was either part of an original 620-acre tract purchased by Flanagan's father from local Native American tribes or part of ...more

City/Town: Peoria, Illinois, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1837