With Over 3,500 Historic Buildings, The City Of Quincy Has Some Of The Best-Preserved Architecture In Illinois

If you love architecture, then you must plan a visit to the city of Quincy located on the bluffs overlooking the mighty Mississippi River. This is where the Illinois border meets with both Missouri and Iowa. With four National Historic Register Districts and over 3,500 historic structures, including a large number of pre-Civil War buildings, Quincy, the “Gem City” of Illinois, has preserved some of the most impressive architecture in the state.


Although we have only mentioned a few notable historic buildings here, there are thousands more that have contributed to the rich history of the area. Have you been to Quincy to see the architecture in the historic districts? If so, please leave a comment about your experience.

For driving and walking tour information in the city of Quincy, visit the official webpage. If you’re a fan of architecture, check out this post on Frank Lloyd Wright-designed houses around Illinois.

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