In 1977, exactly 75 years after The Illinois opened, a group of three local men, John Luedtke, Darrell Hartweg and Ralph Turner, purchased the same building, now known as Illinois House. These new owners shared the same vision which was to revitalize and renovate the historic structural landmark into a professional commercial office building. What has happened since has been the revival of one of Downtown Bloomington's historic structural landmarks.
Throughout its history, the Illinois House has played host to several governors, senators and politicians. Theodore Roosevelt is reputed to be its single most prestigious guest.
Today, the Illinois House's traditional style continues to be preserved while incorporating modern and efficient office space for today's professional. It still remains the source of premier office space in historic Downtown Bloomington, IL.