George Rogers Clark Statue | Riverview Park Quincy, IL Riverview Park is located on sixteen acres at 2nd and Chestnut Streets. Its main attraction is a breathtaking view of the river. A statue of George Rogers-Clark overlooks the Mississippi River. The George Rogers Clark Statue was dedicated May 22, 1909 by Illinois Governor Deneen. Charles […]
Quincy 1st (and Only) Skyscraper once featured a Rooftop Bar!
W.C.U. Building / Architechnics | 510 Maine St. Quincy. IL The Western Catholic Union Building is Quincy’s first and only skyscraper. Built in 1925 The 10-story building at 506 Maine was designed by architect George Behrensmeyer . The Beaux-Arts Style structure is 10 stories high and is the only high-rise Beaux Arts building in Quincy. […]
Quincy Junior High School Historical Information Aerial Photo
Quincy Junior High School | 100 S. 14th St. Quincy, IL In 1928 the school board purchased the land for the construction of a new High School. They paid $36,515 for the lot, which was located next to the then current high school at 12th & Maine St. In 1929, school board members along with […]