Sec. 800.20 - Placement of Monuments, Memorials and Statues

ยง 800.20. Placement of Monuments, Memorials and Statues

a) The purpose of this Section is to create a strategy for developing space for the display of permanently affixed monuments, memorials and statues on a more monumental scale and to present a more formal appearance in order to establish the proper scale and mood for public viewing of these items.

b) Monuments, memorials and statues shall be placed:

1) only with the consent and approval of the Space Needs Commission;

2) on Statue Row, which consists of:

A) the south terminus to the north-south greenway;

B) south of the Stratton Building to the Museum Building;

C) the area between the Stratton Building and the Capitol; and

D) the area of the Stratton Building North to the service drive entrance.

c) State Capitol Building and surrounding grounds may be used:

1) for monuments, memorials or statues associated with the State of Illinois depicting:

A) an individual;

B) a profession; or

C) an historic event; and

2) only with the consent and approval of the Space Needs Commission.

d) Requests for monuments, memorials or statues should be submitted to the Commission with proposed design(s) at: Legislative Space Needs Commission, 602 Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois, 62706.

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