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Construction site, West Grand Avenue
Construction site, West Grand Avenue
TitleConstruction site, West Grand Avenue
DescriptionView looking northwest from a construction site occupying the block bounded by North Grand Avenue, West Illinois Street, North Franklin Street, and North Orleans Street. The site is being prepared for construction of an apartment and retail complex, part of which includes Orleans Court (now River North Park Apartments) located at 320 West Illinois Street. Behind the construction site, on the right side of the photograph, 318 West Grand Avenue, 316 West Grand Avenue, and part of 300 West Grand Avenue are visible. The facade of the Off Center Building (300 West Grand Avenue) is painted with a trompe-l'oeil mural showing a cutaway view of the interior of the building. The Montgomery Ward & Company Headquarters (now The Montgomery condominiums, 535 West Chicago Avenue/ 500 West Superior Street) is visible near the center of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, c. 1985
Date1986 (River North Park)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
River North (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectconstruction
industrial buildings
commercial buildings
mid-rise buildings
adaptive reuse
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 Namebru009_04_jF
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