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High-rise buildings near East Randolph Street and Lake Michigan
High-rise buildings near East Randolph Street and Lake Michigan
TitleHigh-rise buildings near East Randolph Street and Lake Michigan
CreatorA. Epstein and Sons International
Naess & Murphy (Chicago, Ill.)
Loebl Schlossman and Hackl
Edward Durell Stone & Associates
DescriptionView looking northeast at Near North Side skyscrapers and towards the lake. Millennium Park now stands where the gable-roofed high-rise and parking lot are in the lower right. The Smurfit-Stone building (150 N. Michigan Avenue, now Crain Communications Building, originally Associates Center) is in the lower left corner, with the Prudential Building (130 East Randolph Street, now One Prudential Plaza), Two Prudential Plaza (180 North Stetson Avenue) and the Amoco Building (200 East Randolph Street, now Aon Center, originally Standard Oil Building) to the right. Navy Pier is visible in the distance to the right of the Amoco Building (Aon Center). A cluster of apartment buildings is in the middle right. These are Buckingham Plaza (360 East Randolph Street) and 400 East Randolph, and behind them, North Harbor Tower (175 North Harbor Drive) and Harbor Point (155 North Harbor Drive).
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1995
Date1955 (Prudential Building); 1963 (400 East Randolph); 1973 (Standard Oil Building); 1975 (Harbor Point); 1982 (Buckingham Plaza); 1984 (Smurfit-Stone Building); 1988 (North Harbor Tower); 1990 (Two Prudential Plaza)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32
Subjectcityscapes
skylines
high-rise buildings
office buildings
commercial buildings
residential structures
apartment houses
waterfronts
lakefronts
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptionaerial 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.
File Namebru010_09_hF
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