Doors open on Elgin buildings as city celebrates its architecture

Lobby of the downtown Elgin Professional Building.


The April 27 annual Open Elgin event offered a peek at the inside of churches, business buildings, schools and government offices, sites not readily available for public view

The magnificent pipe organ at First Congregational Church.

Philadelphia Holiness Full Hospital Church offers tin celling panels.

The windows at Philadelphia Holiness Full Gospel Church feature stained glass windows reflecting sponsorship of original German congregation.

Restoration work continues on the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House.

This 1892 building once housed a law office and retains its period look and decor. It’s now home of Al’s Cafe.