Chick House

The Chick House is a former hotel building constructed in 1857 in the city of Rockford, Illinois, United States. The building's construction was financed by three Rockford citizens and it operated as a hotel from its opening until 1951. The hotel was purchased by Thomas Chick in 1888 and he renamed it from the Griggs House to the Chick House. In 2004 the city of Rockford purchased two-thirds of the building and made some modifications to the structure. The building is a mesh between the Greek Revival and Italianate styles and feature simple ornamentation that contrasts with a neighboring building. The Chick House is a Rockford Landmark and was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

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Chick House - Significance
... The Chick House is one of three remaining pre-Civil War commercial buildings in downtown Rockford ... The Chick House is the only building in the trio that has maintained its historic integrity, and the only 19th century Rockford hotel building still standing ... The Chick House is also listed as a local Rockford Landmark by the Rockford Historic Preservation Commission ...

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