First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of

S. Ellis Ave. between E. 56th and 57th Sts.
Chicago, Illinois

Historic Document

First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of is located in Cook County, Illinois certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Education, more specifically a Research Facility. First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Event, Person and its significance in Science.

First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of Information

Other Name: The Enrico Fermi Memorial
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Site
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Fermi,Enrico
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1942
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Moore,Henry
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction, Site of Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 1
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