University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Loop high-rises and lakefront
Loop high-rises and lakefront
TitleLoop high-rises and lakefront
CreatorGraham, Anderson, Probst, White
Alfred Shaw and Associates
DescriptionView looking southeast over Loop skyscrapers towards Lake Michigan. CNA Plaza (333 South Wabash Avenue) with its distinctive rust-red color is on the lower right. The Britannica Center (now Metropolitan Tower, originally Straus Building, 310 South Michigan Avenue) with its pyramidal roof and beehive lamp, is to the left of it. Buckingham Fountain, situated within Grant Park, is visible to the left of that. The Mid-Continental Plaza (55 East Monroe Street) is partially visible at the far left of the image.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1995
Date1924 (Straus Building); 1972 (CNA Plaza); 1972 (Mid-Continental Plaza)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near South Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32; 33
Subjectcityscapes
waterfronts
lakefronts
harbors
parks (recreation areas)
high-rise buildings
office buildings
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_iF
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