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State Farm Insurance Building

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Built according to plans by Archie Schaeffer and Phillip Hooton in 1929, the State Farm Insurance Building in downtown Bloomington was added on to repeatedly over the years. They moved out in 1974 to a giant Modernist complex on the east side of town.

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Viewed from a distance, it becomes obvious that the Art-Deoc masterpiece has several distinct portions.

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  1. I never knew this was SF headquaters before their huge buillding on Veterans Pkwy. Really nice building

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