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Industrial buildings along North Branch of Chicago River
Industrial buildings along North Branch of Chicago River
TitleIndustrial buildings along North Branch of Chicago River
DescriptionView looking north along the North Branch of the Chicago River from north of West Division Street. On the left is the Chicago Rawhide Manufacturing company factory (demolished, formerly at 1301 North Elston Avenue). Beyond that, a coal yard and coal barge are visible at the riverfront. In the distance is the red brick Procter & Gamble plant (demolished, formerly located at 1232 North Avenue) with its two smokestacks. At the far right part is a Peoples Gas Light & Coke Company gas holder, part of the former Willow Street Station Manufactured Gas Plant Site (demolished, formerly located between North Kingsbury Street and the river, just west of the intersection with West Willow Street).
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1970
Date1953 (Peoples Gas gas holder)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
West Town (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8; 24
Subjectindustrial districts
industrial buildings
storage facilities
gasholders
rivers
riverfronts
watercraft
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].
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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.
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File Namebru010_07_jF
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