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North Branch of the Chicago River and Penn-Dixie Cement facility
North Branch of the Chicago River and Penn-Dixie Cement facility
TitleNorth Branch of the Chicago River and Penn-Dixie Cement facility
DescriptionView looking southeast along the North Branch of the Chicago River from south of Division Street. The Penn-Dixie Cement Corporation facility on Goose Island (formerly 1070 North Branch Avenue, now demolished), with its tall cement kilns, is on the left. On the lower right of the image, boats are docked along the west bank of the river. The Civic Opera Building (20 North Wacker Drive) with its Kemper Insurance sign is visible in the distance on the right. The Marina City towers are visible in the distance on the far left of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1969
Date1969
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectcityscapes
industrial districts
industrial buildings
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].
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.
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File Namebru010_07_eF
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