Arts and Architecture

Art and architecture are a reflection of our culture and heritage. IHPA operates several architectural gems and cares for unique collections of art. In addition, many of our monuments and memorials were created by well-known artists such as Larkin Mead and Leonard Volk.

8. Bishop Hill, remnants of the Swedish colony buildings and home to an impressive Olof Krans collection of art
15. Hofmann Tower, an eight-story castellated tower with four turrets at top
16. Pullman Factory, massive structure with clock tower designed by architect Solon B. Beman
17. Hotel Florence, a Queen Anne style brick and limestone lodging with a large front veranda
19. Carl Sandburg Birthplace, birthplace of the famed poet and Lincoln biographer
22. David Davis Mansion, a spectacular Second Empire home of the late Victorian age
31. Old State Capitol, an impressive Greek Revival style limestone structure
33. Dana-Thomas House, the premier Prairie style home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
34. Vachel Lindsay House, home of the poet and artist features arts programming and exhibits
37. Vandalia Statehouse, another fine example of the Greek Revival style
42. Cahokia Courthouse, classic example of French post-on-sill construction
43. Jarrot Mansion, two-story brick mansion with a full cellar and a second floor ball room
47. Pierre Menard Home, a classic example of French Creole-style architecture
52. Shawneetown Bank, striking Greek Revival three-story structure of brick with a limestone facade and portico
54. Rose Hotel, two-story brick structure with veranda and gazebo over-looking the Ohio River