National Historic Landmarks are places "where significant historical events occurred, where prominent Americans worked or lived, that represent those ideas that shaped the nation, that provide important information about our past, or that are outstanding examples of design or construction." The National Park Service operates the National Historic Landmarks program. (National Historic Landmarks in Illinois.)

Monk's Mound, Cahokia Mounds State Park

The following lists the Illinois National Historic Landmarks in Illinois and the date of listing:

  • Abbott, Robert, House, 4742 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chicago (12-8-76)
  • Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago (2-27-87)
  • Auditorium Building, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago (4-17-70)
  • Bishop Hill Historic District, Bishop Hill (4-17-70)
  • Cahokia Mounds, vicinity of East St. Louis (10-15-66)
  • Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company Building, 1 S. State Street (4-17-70)
  • Charnley, James, House, 1365 N. Astor Street, Chicago (8-5-98)
  • Chicago Board of Trade Building, 141 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago (6-2-78)
  • Church of the Holy Family, E. First Street, Cahokia (4-15-70)
  • Compton, Arthur Holly, House, 5637 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago (5-11-76)
  • Coonley, Avery, House, 290 and 300 Scottswood Road, 336 Coonley Road, and 281 Bloomingbank Road, Riverside (12-30-70)
  • Crow Island School, 1112 Willow Road, Winnetka (12-14-90)
  • Dana, Susan Lawrence, House, 301 W. Lawrence Avenue, Springfield (7-30-74)
  • Davis, David, House, 1000 E. Monroe Drive, Bloomington (11-12-82)
  • Dawes, Charles G., House, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston (12-8-76)
  • Deere, John, House & Shop, Grand Detour (10-15-66)
  • DePriest, Oscar Stanton, House, 4536-4538 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chicago (5-15-75)
  • du Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite,401 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago (5-11-76)
  • Eads Bridge, East St. Louis (1963)
  • Farm Creek Section, south side of Farm Creek, East Peoria Fort de Chartresvicinity, Tazewell County (12-9-97)
  • Farson, John, House (Pleasant Home), 217 Home Avenue, Oak Park (6-19-96)
  • First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of, Between E. 56th and 57th Streets, Chicago (10-15-66)
  • Fort de Chartres, west of Prairie du Rocher (10-5-66) (image to right)
  • Fort Sheridan Historic District, Fort Sheridan, Lake County (9-29-80)
  • Glessner, John J., House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue, Chicago (4-17-70)
  • Grant Park Stadium (Soldier Field), 425 E. 14th Street, Chicago (2-27-87)
  • Grant, Ulysses S., House, 511 Bouthillier Street, Galena (10-15-66)
  • Grosse Point Light Station, 2601 Sheridan Road, Evanston (1-20-99)
  • Haymarket Martyrs Monument, 863 S. Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park (2-18-97)
  • Hull House, 800 S. Halsted Street, Chicago (10-15-66)
  • Illinois & Michigan Canal, Grundy, LaSalle, and Will Counties (10-15-66)
  • Kennicott's Grove (The Grove), Milwaukee and Lake Avenues, Glenview (8-13-73)
  • Kincaid Site, vicinity of Brookport, Massac County (1-2-74)
  • Leiter II Building (Sears, Roebuck & Company), Northeast corner of S. State Street and E. Congress Parkway, Chicago (1-7-76)
  • Lillie, Frank R., House, 5801 Kenwood Avenue, Chicago (5-11-76)
  • Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield (10-15-66)
  • Lindsay, Vachel, Home, 603 S. Fifth Street, Springfield (11-11-71)
  • Lloyd, Henry Demarest, House (The Wayside), 830 SheridanLincoln's Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery Road, Winnetka (11-13-66)
  • Lovejoy, Owen, House, E. Peru Street, Princeton (2-18-97)
  • Marquette Building, 140 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago (8-17-73)
  • Marshall Field & Company Store, 111 N. State Street, Chicago (6-2-78)
  • Mazon Creek Fossil Beds, Benson Road, 3 miles southeast of Morris (9-25-97)
  • Menard, Pierre, House, vicinity of Chester (4-15-70)
  • Millikan, Robert, House, 5605 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago (5-11-76)
  • Modoc Rock Shelter, vicinity of Modoc, Randolph County (10-15-66)
  • Montgomery Ward Company Complex, 619 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago (6-2-78)
  • Morrow Plots, University of Illinois, Urbana (5-23-68)
  • Nauvoo Historic District, Nauvoo (10-15-66)
  • Old Kaskaskia Village (Zimmerman Site), vicinity of Ottawa (10-15-66)
  • Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg (10-15-66)
  • Old State Capitol, Springfield (10-15-66)
  • Old Stone Gate of the Chicago Union Stockyards, W. Exchange Avenue and S. Peoria Street, Chicago (5-29-81)
  • Orchestra Hall, 220 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago (4-19-94)
  • Principia College Historic District, Elsah (4-9-93)
  • Pullman Historic District, Chicago (10-7-69)
  • Reliance Building, 32 N. State Street, Chicago (10-15-70)
  • Riverside Landscape Architectural District, Riverside (9-15-69)
  • Robie, Frederick C., House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago (10-15-66)
  • Rock Island Arsenal (Rodman Plan-Old Stone Buildings), Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island (6-20-88)
  • Rookery Building, 209 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago (4-17-70)
  • Room 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory, University of Chicago, S. Ellis Avenue between E. 57th and 58th Streets, Chicago (5-28-67)
  • Sears, Roebuck & Company Complex, 925 S. Homan Avenue, Chicago (6-2-78)
  • Shedd, John G., Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago (2-27-87)
  • South Dearborn Street-Printing House Row Historic District, 343, 407, and 431 S. Dearborn Street and 53 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago (1-17-76)
  • Starved Rock, vicinity of Utica (10-15-66)
  • Taft, Lorado, Midway Studios, 6016 S. Ingleside Avenue, Chicago (10-15-66)
  • Tomek, F. F., House, 150 Nuttall Road, Riverside (1-20-99)
  • Trumbull, Lyman, House, 1105 Henry Street, Alton (5-15-75)
  • U-505, Museum of Science and Industry, Jackson Park, Chicago (6-29-89)
  • Unity Temple, 875 Lake Street, Oak Park (4-17-70)
  • University of Illinois Astronomical Observatory, 901 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana (12-20-89)
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B., House, 3624 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chicago (5-30-74)
  • Willard, Frances, House, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston (10-15-66)
  • Williams, Dr. Daniel Hale, House, 445 E. 42nd Street, Chicago (5-15-75)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd, Home & Studio, 428 Forest Avenue and 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park (9-14-72)
  • Wrigley Field, Clark Street and Addison Road, Chicago (Determination Of Eligibility--2-27-87)