University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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North Branch of Chicago River and tanneries
North Branch of Chicago River and tanneries
TitleNorth Branch of Chicago River and tanneries
CreatorKeely, Patrick Charles, 1816-1896
DescriptionView looking northwest across the North Branch of the Chicago River towards industrial buildings in Chicago's tannery district. The West Division Street bridge spans the river. To the left of the bridge is the Superior Tanning Company plant (demolished, formerly at 1244 West Division Street). On the right side of the photograph, behind the bridge, part of the Chicago Rawhide Manufacturing company factory (demolished, formerly at 1301 North Elston Avenue) is visible. The spire of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (1351 West Evergreen Avenue) is in the distance on the left side of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1970
Date1881-1892 (St. Stanislaus Kostka Church)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectcityscapes
industrial districts
industrial buildings
rivers
riverfronts
watercraft
bridges (built works)
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_kF
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