Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Chicago City Hall and Cook County Courthouse at LaSalle and Washington Streets with the County Wings just added in 1870.

Chicago City Hall and Cook County Courthouse at LaSalle and Washington Streets with the County Wings just added in 1870.

One of the urn-like finial capstones of the new wings was removed by a wealthy souvenir collector named Seth Wadhams. The capstone now is displayed in the southwest corner of Wilder Park in suburban Elmhurst, Illinois.

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