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The INB Center- The CILCO Building

The INB Center - The CILCO Building

322 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL

Architect-George B. and Henry R. Helmle

Builder-Central Illinois Light Company

Circa 1924- The Central Illinois Light Company Building  is a rectangular block lot 80 feet by 100 feet three story Classical Revival building done in the Beaux Arts Tradition style of architecture.  The 4th Street fašade has larger openings to display the electrical appliances the company would have shown in the 1920’s.  A grand marquee marked the entry on Capitol Avenue with cresting and other classical detailing. Stone Doric pilasters surround the large windows at the base of the building.