The city of Woodstock has begun the process for the acquisition, restoration, preservation and reuse of the historic old McHenry County Courthouse built in 1857. It is one of a few remaining pre-Civil War courthouse buildings in Illinois. The sheriff’s house was added in 1887. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
The official “ Request for Proposals” and information about the property can be found here. The website also includes a link to a new 20-minute video about the property. Proposals must be submitted by May 1.
To receive a copy of the City’s full RFP, serious inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should include “Request - Old Courthouse RFP.”