Local Landmarks

Local Landmarks
The City of Batavia has one locally recognized Historic Landmark, the Campana Building, located at 901 North Batavia Avenue (Northwest corner of Batavia Avenue and Fabyan Parkway).  

Local Landmark Qualifications
 The Historic Preservation Commission reviews requests to give a property landmark status. Contact the Community Development Department to discuss the application process. To qualify for local landmark status, a property must meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Significant value as part of the historic, heritage or cultural characteristics of the community, county, state or nation;
  • Its identification with a person or persons who significantly contributed to the development of the community, county, state or nation;
  • Representative of the distinguishing characteristics of architecture inherently valuable for the study of period, type, method of construction or use of indigenous materials;
  • Notable work of a master builder, designer, architect or artist whose individual work has influenced the development of the community, county, state or nation.
  • Its unique location or singular physical characteristics that make it an established or familiar visual feature;
  • Its character as a particularly fine or unique example of a utilitarian structure, including but not limited to farmhouses, gas stations, or other commercial structures, with a high level of integrity or architectural significance;
  • Area that has yielded or may be likely to yield, information important in history or prehistory.
A preliminary determination as to whether a property, structure, or area meets one or more of the foregoing criteria shall be made within 15 days of filing of a nomination with the commission.

Contact Us

  1. Jeff Albertson

    Building Commissioner

    Building Division
    100 N Island Avenue
    Batavia, IL 60510

    Phone: 630-454-2700


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Closed from 11 a.m - 12 p.m.

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