University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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View along Chicago River towards Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker) and Thompson Center
View along Chicago River towards Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker) and Thompson Center
TitleView along Chicago River towards Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker) and Thompson Center
CreatorShaw, Metz and Associates
Naess & Murphy (Chicago, Ill.)
C.F. Murphy Associates (Chicago, Ill.)
Murphy/Jahn (Firm)
DescriptionView southwest along the Chicago River, with tour boats moored along its south bank. The United Insurance Building (now Unitrin Building) is on the left. The former Sun-Times Building is partly visible on the right (along the north side of the river), with the IBM Building (330 North Wabash) and Marina City behind it. The Wabash Avenue bridge runs across the center of the image, and behind that is the Ryan Insurance Building (originally Blue Cross-Blue Shield Building, now 55 West Wacker). The James R. Thompson Center (State of Illinois Building) is to its left.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1984
Date1955-1958 (Sun-Times Building); 1962 (United Insurance Building); 1968 (55 West Wacker); 1985 (Thompson Center)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32; 8
Subjectcityscapes
riverfronts
watercraft
bridges (built works)
high-rise buildings
office buildings
commercial buildings
printing plants
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_13_cF
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