University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Manhattan Building
Manhattan Building
TitleManhattan Building
CreatorJenney, W. L. B. (William Le Baron), 1832-1907
DescriptionUndated photograph of the Manhattan building taken by C. William Brubaker, showing sculpted ornamentation under the projecting bays. Located at 431 S. Dearborn Street, this is the third-oldest surviving Chicago high-rise building, predated only by the Rookery and the Auditorium Building. The Manhattan Building was the first skyscraper to attain a height of 16 stories.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William
Date1891 (Manhattan Building)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32
Subjectcommercial buildings
office buildings
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptionexterior detail
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 Namebru001_07_c
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