University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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North Michigan Avenue and Water Tower
North Michigan Avenue and Water Tower
TitleNorth Michigan Avenue and Water Tower
CreatorBoyington, William W., 1818-1898
Shaw, Metz and Dolio
Sidney Morris & Associates
Schmidt, Garden & Erikson
DescriptionView looking north along North Michigan Avenue from just south of the intersection with East Superior Street. The Chicago Water Tower is at the center of the image. Directly behind it, the Bonwit Teller store is undergoing renovations prior to its re-opening as I. Magnin. 1000 Lake Shore Plaza is further in the distance on the right, silhouetted against the sky. The top of the Lewis Towers (Frank Lewis Towers, originally Illinois Women's Athletic Club) is visible on the upper left of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1971
Date1869 (Chicago Water Tower); 1927 (Illinois Women's Athletic Club); 1949 (Bonwit Teller); 1964 (1000 Lake Shore Plaza)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectstreetscapes
mid-rise buildings
high-rise buildings
automobiles
hydraulic structures
water towers
commercial buildings
stores
residential structures
apartment houses
condominiums (built works)
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptiongeneral view
Physical Description35 mm. slide
CollectionC. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
CitationCite as [creator]. [title]. [file name]. [collection].
RightsThe University of Illinois at Chicago College of Architecture and the Arts holds reproduction and licensing rights. For more information, please email: lib-permissions@uic.edu.
DownloadsDownloads of larger files for this image are available from the C. William Brubaker set in the UIC Library Flickr collections at http://www.flickr.com/photos/uicdigital/sets/72157625021131144/.
File Namebru008_05_oF
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