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North Michigan Avenue and Saks Fifth Avenue store
North Michigan Avenue and Saks Fifth Avenue store
TitleNorth Michigan Avenue and Saks Fifth Avenue store
CreatorMaher, Philip B. (Philip Brooks), 1894-1981
Murgatroyd & Ogden (Firm)
Fugard & Knapp
DescriptionView northeast across North Michigan Avenue from the intersection with East Erie Street. The Saks Fifth Avenue store is visible on the right of the photograph. The grass parkway in front of the store has been planted with trees and flowers, and Saks' streetfront windows and awnings are visible behind the landscaping. At the time of the photograph, Saks was located at 669-675 North Michigan Avenue, in space which included the former Korshak Building (Blackstone Shop). The Allerton Hotel is partially visible on the left side of the image. Brubaker's caption on the original slide mount reads "Tree-lined avenue".
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1976
Date1924 (Allerton Hotel); 1925 (Blackstone Shop)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectstreetscapes
commercial buildings
stores
hotels (public accommodations)
civic improvements
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.
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File Namebru008_03_pF
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