Hofmann Dam, Riverside, Cook County, IL
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER IL-163
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1936 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Illinois Department Of Natural Resources
H. W. Sauber Construction Company
Stowe, Arthur H.
Hill, Harvey W.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Distant view to west. Subject recreational area and its setting.
View to south.
View to southeast.
View to northwest. Entrance to tower.
View to west-southwest. Castellated top of tower.
View to north-northeast. Intake for hydrogeneration unit.
View to west-southwest. Tower is to the left. Dam that created the recreational pond is to the center and right.
View to north. Recreational pond to left. Tower to right.
View to southwest. Historic boat slips.
View to north. Grounds adjacent to tower (which is to the left).
View to north-northwest. Valve that facilitate bypassing dam and permitted emptying or flooding recreational pond.
View to west-southwest. Portion (drained) of the recreational pond.
View to north-northeast. Vicinity immediately down river from the recreation area.
View to the east-northeast. Immediate area down river from the recreational pond.
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