The famous person Lemuel Milk is associated with one of more of the Kankakee County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Kankakee County places including Frank Lloyd Wright, James R. Willet, H.W.S. Cleveland, David Perry, Durham, Thomas,, Tallmadge & Watson, Zachery Taylor Davis, Frank Lloyd Wright, W.F. Stilwell and Illinois Central Railroad. Prominent architectural styles found in Kankakee Country are Late Victorian, Prairie School and Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals.