Finals: Peoria City Hall faces off against Vancouver, Washington

"Most Beautiful City Hall in the Country"

PEORIA, ILL - Here’s how you can participate:

  1. Vote. You can vote once a day.
  2. Comment. A positive comment for your favorite city hall equals another vote.
  3. Tweet. Tweet your support using #ELGLCityHall for another vote for your favorite city hall.
  4. CityHallSelfie. A picture in front of your favorite city hall equals two votes.

Voting ends on Friday, March 10 at midnight ET

The winner will receive the prestigious Leslie Barbara Knope trophy, a complimentary ELGL organizational membership which includes unlimited job postings for the year, and extreme bragging rights.

You can vote once a day, multiple votes from the same IP address will be removed from the final vote total.

Fun Facts: Peoria, IL City Hall 

  • Opened in 1899,
  • Cost: $271,500
  • In 1978, the 5-story building was added to the National Register of Historic Places
  • The building’s façade is red sandstone from Lake Superior.
  • The center tower was saved from the previous Peoria City Hall.

Fun Facts: Vancouver, WA City Hall

  • In 2010, the city bought the building for $18.5 million.
  • The Columbian newspaper was the original building tenant.
  • Consolidated five separate buildings housing 300 employees into one at the new City Hall. The move is saving the city approximately $1 million a year in facility lease and maintenance costs.

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