Cook County Courthouse

118 North Clark St.
Chicago, Ill.

Year Built: 1872

Plans were submitted in 1872 for A Cook County Courthouse. The design was not selected. The design was entered by Sturgis & Brigham in the Centennial Exhibition competition and it won an award.


• Official Catalog, International Exhibition, United States Centennial Commission, Part I, 1876, p. 32 (#531 Sturgis & Brigham, Chicago Courthouse)

• “Reports and Awards,” United States Centennial Commission, International Exhibition, Vol. 7, 1876, p. 663. (Sturgis & Brigham, design for court buildings, commended for general excellence of design)

• Catalogue of an Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Alfred Mudge & Sons, 1879, pp. 39 (Sturgis & Brigham, #783, design for the Chicago Courthouse).

• “Design for Chicago Courthouse," Sturgis and Brigham Architects, Architectural Sketch Book, Vol. 1, No. 10, Plate 38.


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