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Rotary International World Headquarters

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Address

1560 Sherman Ave.

Neighborhood

Evanston

Architect

Schipporeit, 1977

Website

rotary.org

Description

This high-rise office building shares its architect with downtown's famed Lake Point Tower. It was originally home to the American Hospital Supply Corporation. Rotary International, a major global service organization, purchased the building for its headquarters in 1987. The lobby display chronicles Rotary's success towards ending polio worldwide. Room 711 is a recreation of the office where the first Rotary meeting took place in Chicago in 1905. The 17th and 18th floors are linked by a light-filled atrium honoring Rotary leaders and donors. The Board Room (equipped for simultaneous interpretation) and office of the president offer sweeping views of the lake and skyline.

LEED Tour

Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of Rotary headquarters’ LEED building features.

Guests must be at least 16 years old to attend. Tours are approximately 45-minutes long and depart at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. RSVP.

Archived In

2015 , 2017 , 2018