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Railroad yard and Michigan Avenue buildings
Railroad yard and Michigan Avenue buildings
TitleRailroad yard and Michigan Avenue buildings
CreatorHunt, Jarvis
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge
Holabird & Roche (Chicago, Ill.)
Thielbar & Fugard
Giaver and Dinkleberg
Shaw, Metz and Associates
Office of Mies van der Rohe
DescriptionView from the railroad yard where Millennium Park is now located, toward Michigan Avenue. In the front row of buildings can be seen, from left to right, the Michigan Boulevard Building (formerly Michigan Avenue National Bank Building), the Chicago Cultural Center, and the John Crerar Library. Behind those rise the United Insurance Building (now Unitrin Building), 35 East Wacker Drive (formerly Pure Oil Building, North American Life Building, Jewelers Building), and 330 North Wabash (also known as the IBM Building).
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1975
Date1914 (Michigan Boulevard Building); 1897 (Chicago Cultural Center); 1920 (John Crerar Library); 1926 (35 East Wacker); 1962 (United Insurance Building); 1972 (330 North Wabash)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32
Subjecthigh-rise buildings
low-rise buildings
commercial buildings
office buildings
banks
theaters
museums
libraries
railroad yards
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 Namebru005_08_dF
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