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West Wacker drive high-rises
West Wacker drive high-rises
TitleWest Wacker drive high-rises
CreatorHolabird & Root
Graham, Anderson, Probst, White
Burnham Bros.
DescriptionView from West Kinzie Street looking across Wolf Point towards high-rises along West Wacker Drive. Part of the Merchandise Mart is visible on the extreme left of the image; North Orleans Street runs in front of it. To the right of the Merchandise Mart, the LaSalle-Wacker Building is partially visible. Next on the right, near the center of the image, is 222 North LaSalle (Builders Building). Next to the right is the Engineering Building (205 West Wacker). The Central YMCA College (now 211 West Wacker, originally the Chicago Evening Post Building) is on the far right of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1972
Date1927 (Builder's Building, 222 North LaSalle); 1928 (Engineering Building, 205 West Wacker); 1928 (211 West Wacker); 1930 (LaSalle-Wacker Building)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8; 32
Subjecthigh-rise buildings
office buildings
parking lots
View Descriptiongeneral view
Physical Description35 mm. slide
CollectionC. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
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File Namebru009_03_pF
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