Springfield’s Public Service Building


Once considered ‘a thing of beauty itself’

  • Looking to the Past
    Looking to the Past
    On Dec. 23, 1930, the Illinois State Journal had this to say about the new Public Service Building’s exterior lights:     “Springfield’s Christmas stocking will contain an unusual gift this year. Tomorrow night – Christmas eve (sic) – will be commemorated in Springfield by the official introduction of the city’s first metropolitan lighting unit.”     The newspaper went on to report:     …

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