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Restaurants on Rush Street
Restaurants on Rush Street
TitleRestaurants on Rush Street
CreatorHausner & Macsai
DescriptionView of restaurants located in nineteenth-century residential buildings along the east side of North Rush Street, now the site of the Peninsula Hotel. At the far right of the image is Armando's Restaurant, at Rush and East Superior Streets. A large sign for Club Alabam (747 North Rush Street), a dining and dance establishment, stands on the rooftops near the center of the image. On the left is the south facade - facing Chicago Avenue - of Water Tower Hyatt House hotel (originally Water Tower Inn). Once located at 800 North Michigan Avenue, this building has been demolished. Part of the John Hancock Center is visible on the upper right of the photograph.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1976
Date1962 (Water Tower Inn)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
signs (declaratory or advertising artifacts)
low-rise buildings
residential structures
high-rise buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
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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File Namebru007_12_eF
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