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Continue north on Clark Street. At the northwest corner of Randolph and Clark stands the 1.2 million square foot State of Illinois Building. This Helmut Jahn design opened to much fanfare on May 6, 1985. The huge rotunda and the large open spaces that include office and retail space make this a unique structure. The building is the home of over fifty state agencies. It includes three floors of restaurants and shops, an art gallery, and a six hundred seat auditorium. Tours begin at the information booth. Jean Dubuffet's ten-ton white fiberglass sculpture. Monument With Standing Beast stands at the main entrance.

The above photograph shows the State of Illinois Building at Clark, Randolph, LaSalle, and Lake Streets in 1985.

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