400 Block of East State (south side of street) City Hall expansion Loss of 4 Historic Buildings

Source: Nuggets of History  Summer 1990  Vol. 27  No.3

“New Civic Center Site Proposed” 11/23/1968


Source:  Rockford Morning Star 11/23/1968

and in Rockfordiana:  Municipal Centers – 1


Affairs of the Heart and Art – 2004

Affairs of the Heart

Source: Rockford Register Star August 17, 2004

City Hall – roof

City Hall roof

“Firefighters were called Monday to pump water off the roof of City Hall because downspouts were frozen and the water was leaking into 8th floor offices. City Clerk David F. Johnson said the roof should be patched or replaced, but no money has been allocated for the work in the 1979 city budget.”

Source: Rockford Register Star January 9, 1979