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Pictorial Old Joliet



Illinois State Penitentiary, recreation hour, men playing basebal, circa 1860.


Will County Court House / Designed by John C. Cochran and built in 1884-87 using Joliet limestone, this building represents the Federal style of architecture. Demolished 1969.


Woodruff Inn - Opened on November 1, 1915 at Scott and Jefferson Streets
102 Rooms ranged from $1.25 - $3.00 per night - Demolished December, 1971.


Joliet Women's Prison, Collins Street


Joliet Public Library / 1903 - Designed by the famed architect Daniel H. Burnham in the French Beaux-arts style. The cost to build the library was $175,000.


Joliet Post Office / Completed in 1903.


F.E. Marsh Grade School / 158 N. Eastern Ave. (Demolished 2004)
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