University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Near North Side from North Branch of Chicago River
Near North Side from North Branch of Chicago River
TitleNear North Side from North Branch of Chicago River
DescriptionView looking northeast across the North Branch of the Chicago River from the Ohio Street bridge. In the foreground of the image, part of a former paddle-wheel steamboat renamed the Showboat Sari-S II is moored along the riverbank. Behind it is the industrial area along North Kingsbury Street. The side of the Ontario Building at 411 West Ontario Street (now Ontario Street Lofts) is visible on the far right of the image. The rear of the two-story factory building at 445 West Erie Street is visible on the left side of the image, behind the yellow train cars. The John Hancock Center and other skyscrapers of the Near North Side are silhouetted against the horizon.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1985
Date1903 (445 West Erie)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
River North (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectcityscapes
industrial districts
industrial buildings
warehouses
mid-rise buildings
riverfronts
watercraft
high-rise buildings
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_06_kF
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