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Anti-Cruelty Society

This is an archived listing.


510 N. LaSalle St.


Near North Side


Leon Stanhope, 1936; Stanley Tigerman, 1979

Marion and Horace E. McConnell Memorial Building

Leon Stanhope, 1936



Founded in 1899 and celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, The Anti-Cruelty Society is Chicago’s oldest animal welfare organization. They accept any animal for any reason and find homes for over 5,700 each year. The main adoption center, completed in 1979, was designed by Stanley Tigerman with a facade that represents the face of a basset hound. The Art Deco facade on Grand Avenue dates to 1936.

Archived In

2019 , 2022