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Bicentennial Plaza – a REALTOR® Community Partnership is being built in downtown Springfield and is a signature project of the state bicentennial celebrations. The association is an official endorsed partner with the Illinois Bicentennial Commission, which oversees the state’s plans for the milestone birthday.

Illinois REALTORS® are planning bicentennial “legacy projects” across the state including adopting a historic home or property in our local REALTOR® association communities as well as downtown Springfield in the block shared by the Illinois REALTORS® headquarters.

Bicentennial Plaza — A REALTOR® Community Partnership Dedication
August 26

On the 200th Birthday of the Illinois Constitution, Illinois REALTORS® with the City of Springfield dedicate the new Bicentennial Plaza.
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“Illinois REALTORS®, working with heart in every community”

This effort underscores how REALTORS® are leaders in their local communities, supporting local charities and causes, promoting economic development and a strong economy all while helping real estate buyers and sellers achieve the American Dream.

Illinois REALTORS® Bicentennial Task Force

  • Vicky Turner, Chair
  • Sheryl Grider Whitehurst, Vice Chair
  • Ron Abrams
  • Sonia Anaya
  • Jeffrey Barkstall
  • Steve Bois
  • Tonya Corder
  • Ron Ewing
  • Jim Haisler
  • Dallas Hancock
  • Joe Kenny
  • Christine King
  • Lynn Madison
  • Sandy Michel Stempinski
  • Sue Miller
  • Zeke Morris
  • Todd Musso
  • Karen Robertson
  • Ginger Sreenan
  • Tricia Tialdo

Bicentennial coloring resource now available

This downloadable coloring resource is available to Illinois REALTORS®, member offices, partners and members of the public to promote the state of Illinois’ 200th birthday and raise awareness for our bicentennial theme “REALTORS® Working with Heart in Every Community.”

These pages represent the more than 36 bicentennial legacy projects undertaken by our 29 local REALTOR® associations to celebrate the 200th birthday of the state of Illinois. Each has “adopted” a local historic home, property or event to raise awareness for the rich history of the state of Illinois.

Download the coloring resource (pdf)

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