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Harold Washington Social Security Center and Batcolumn sculpture
Harold Washington Social Security Center and Batcolumn sculpture
TitleHarold Washington Social Security Center and Batcolumn sculpture
CreatorOldenburg, Claes, 1929-
Frost and Granger
DescriptionView of Claes Oldenburg's monumental-scale baseball bat sculpture "Batcolumn", which stands on the plaza in front of the Harold Washington Social Security Center (600 West Madison Street). The side of the Chicago and North Western Station (demolished 1984) is visible behind the sculpture.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1980
Date1911 (Chicago and North Western Station); 1977 (Batcolumn)
Geographic coverageNear West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number28
Subjectstreetscapes
public art
government office buildings
railroad terminals
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
sculpture
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.
DownloadsDownloads of larger files for this image are available from the C. William Brubaker set in the UIC Library Flickr collections at http://www.flickr.com/photos/uicdigital/sets/72157625021131144/.
File Namebru013_05_aF
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