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Home SECTION HOME The Secretariat of Rotary International HISTORY CALENDAR
STAFF ARCHER CHAPIN FUTA LOVEJOY MEANS
PERRY PERRY/CHAPIN PIGMAN HEWKO TOUR BUILDINGS
SECTION CHAIR, WOLFGANG ZIEGLER       HISTORY COMMITTEE WHAT’S NEW? UPDATES

 

Rotary Headquarters from 1910 to 1935 by Ches PerryThe 1987 Move to One Rotary Center, Evanston.

Evanston is in RI District 6440

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One Rotary Center

1560 Sherman Avenue

Evanston, IL 60201

(847) 866-3000

(click on the map to enlarge)

The history of RI buildingsalso see RGHF’s tenth anniversary tour of RI headquarters www.rghf101010.org
<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>Welcome</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>One Rotary Center</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>RI Headquarters</style=”font-size:>
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<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>Polio Plus Statue</style=”font-size:> (The story) <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>18th Floor</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>President’s Office</style=”font-size:>
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<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>View from the President’s Office</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>President’s Office View</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>Board of Directors</style=”font-size:>
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<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>Room 711</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>1933 Headquarters</style=”font-size:>
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Boardroom in 1933 Staff & “Visitor” 35 East Wacker, 1950 postcard</style=”font-size:>
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Building and Interior 1950  Room 711  Paul Harris’ Office
     
 Also, see a 1930 era tour booklet used by general secretary Ches Perry Staff in 2011

   Tours can begin any business day between 9:00 – 11:30 and 1:30 – 3:30. And our full-service cafeteria serves breakfast 7:00-9:30 and lunch from 11:30 -1:30. All visitors welcome.

“As part of an R.I. project to incorporate into a new headquarters in Evanston, Illinois, pieces of stone from every country with a Rotary Club, Port Louis RC , Mauritius, had a block of blue basalt prepared, which was shipped in August 1966. These stones were native stones from the country of origin and were to have the name of the first Rotary Club from that country and the year of its founding. The country stones apparently did exist in the Ridge Avenue building and were incorporated into a wall. They were not incorporated into the current Headquarters building when R.I. moved in the 1980s. There are two stones in the archives as examples – they are 12″ x 12” square – and one metal square that says: ‘Each of these native stones was contributed by the first Rotary Club in the country the stone represents. The plaque identifies the country, the first Rotary Club there and the year in which it was formed.’

Thanks to R.I .Archivist, Stephanie Giordano for the above. Basil Lewis, 4 April 2011, posted by Jack M. B. Selway<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> *</style=”font-size:>Cal Thomson Photos

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