University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Chicago Tribune Freedom Center under construction
Chicago Tribune Freedom Center under construction
TitleChicago Tribune Freedom Center under construction
CreatorTeng and Associates
Schmidt, Garden & Martin
Yamasaki, Minoru, 1912-1986
DescriptionView of the Chicago Tribune printing plant under construction, looking northeast from West Erie Street at North Union Avenue. The plant, named the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center, is located adjacent to the west bank of the North Branch of the Chicago River at 777 West Chicago Avenue. Visible to the right of it are the Montgomery Ward Catalog and Retail Sales building (Mail Order House), the Montgomery Ward Administration building, and the Montgomery Ward & Company Headquarters tower (now The Montgomery condominiums, 535 West Chicago Avenue/ 500 West Superior Street).
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1980
Date1908 (Montgomery Ward Catalog and Retail Sales building); 1972 (Montgomery Ward headquarters); 1982 (Chicago Tribune Freedom Center)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
West Town (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8; 24
Subjectindustrial buildings
printing plants
construction
commercial buildings
office buildings
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptionexterior 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 Namebru009_02_nF
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