University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Loop skyline with boats docked along the Chicago River
Loop skyline with boats docked along the Chicago River
TitleLoop skyline with boats docked along the Chicago River
CreatorJoel R. Hillman & Associates
Graham, Anderson, Probst, White
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
DescriptionView looking southeast along the Chicago River from its west bank, just north of Lake Street. The Lake Street elevated tracks run in front of the Loop high-rises. 150 North Wacker Drive, with its contrasting concrete side wall, is prominent in the skyline. The Civic Opera Building (20 North Wacker Drive) is further to the right, with Willis Tower (originally Sears Tower) rising behind it.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1983
Date1929 (Civic Opera Building); 1970 (150 North Wacker Drive); 1974 (Willis Tower)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8; 32
Subjectcityscapes
rivers
riverfronts
watercraft
bridges
elevated railroads
high-rise buildings
office buildings
commercial buildings
opera houses
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_bF
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