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River City under construction
River City under construction
TitleRiver City under construction
CreatorGoldberg, Bertrand, 1913-1997
D.H. Burnham & Co.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
DescriptionView looking north at River City (800 South Wells Street) during initial stages of construction. Behind it on the left is the brick 310 West Polk Building (originally Marshall Field River Warehouse), occupied by the Cadaco game company at the time of the photograph, but demolished in the mid-1990s. The Willis Tower (originally Sears Tower) rises in the center of the image.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1984
Date1904 (Marshall Field River Warehouse); 1974 (Sears Tower)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32; 28
Subjectresidential structures
apartment houses
high-rise buildings
construction
office buildings
industrial buildings
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 Namebru012_02_iF
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