List of the famous landmarks that make up the Springfield skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Springfield architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Springfield are included on this list. Information about these Springfield 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 Springfield and older historic landmarks.
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This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Springfield?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Springfield. Famous architectural houses within the city of Springfield are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque
The Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque is a building of arabesque design located in downtown Springfield, Missouri, USA. It is owned by the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, and is the site of the annual Shrine Circus. The five-story building includes a large auditorium with seating for over 4,000 and has often been used for concerts. It was built in 1923 for a cost of $600,000 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The name derives from Ibrahim ibn Adham, taken from the poem Abou Ben Adhem by James Henry Leigh Hunt. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Springfield, Missouri, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1920
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum documents the life of the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln, and the course of the American Civil War. Combining traditional scholarship with 21st-century showmanship techniques, the museum ranks as one of the most visited presidential libraries. Its library, in addition to housing an extensive collection on Lincoln, also houses the collection of the Illinois State Historical Library, founded by the state in 1889. The library and museum is located in the state capital of Springfield, Illinois, and is overseen by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, an agency of state government. It is not affiliated with the U.S. National Archives ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Illinois, USA
Opened: Apr 01 2005see more on Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Arcade Hotel was a registered historic building in Springfield, Ohio, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Since that time, the historic structure has been demolished, and a Courtyard by Marriott erected in its place. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Springfield, Ohio, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1883
Style: Italianate architecture
The Bangs Block is a historic commercial block at 1119 Main Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. The four story brick building was built in 1870 for John Bangs, who operated a flour and dry goods business on the premises. His son, Adam Bangs, used the space as a meat market, and it has seen a variety of commercial uses since then. The building is four window bays wide, presenting a relatively narrow profile to the street; it has Italianate detailing in the brickwork. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1870
Style: Italianate architecture