Friday, January 15, 2016

January 15, 1954 -- City Purchases the Reid-Murdoch Building

January 15, 1954 -- The Chicago city council authorizes the purchase of the Reid-Murdoch building at 325 N. State Street in order to consolidate traffic courts and the police traffic division. The matter had been pending since November 3 when voters authorized a 4 million dollar bond issue for acquiring the building and remodeling it. More on the history of the Reid-Murdoch building can be found here:…/reid-murdoch-buildi… and here:…/reid-murdoch-buildi…

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