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Millikan, Robert A., House

Chicago, Illinois
County of Cook.
National Register Number: 76000699
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL-1 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
From 1907 to 1921, this three story brick house was the residence of Robert A. Millikan (1868-1953), one of America's best-known 20th-century scientists. In 1923, Millikan received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in demonstrating the existence of electrons.

There is no threat to the NHL at this time.

There has been no change since the last report (2004)

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