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Chicago River and Sun-Times Building
Chicago River and Sun-Times Building
TitleChicago River and Sun-Times Building
CreatorNaess & Murphy (Chicago, Ill.)
Romanoff, Maya
Office of Mies van der Rohe
Graham, Anderson, Probst, White
DescriptionView looking west along the Chicago River from Columbus Avenue, with boat moorings along the south bank of the river. The Michigan Avenue bridge is in the center of the image, and behind it is the former Chicago Sun Times Building draped with twenty-eight multicolored fabric ribbons, an installation work by Maya Romanoff entitled Bess' Sunrise. The IBM Building (330 North Wabash) is visible behind it, and the Wrigley Building is on the right of the image.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1988
Date1920-1924 (Wrigley Building); 1955-1958 (Sun-Times Building); 1969-1971 (IBM Building); 1988 (Bess' Sunrise)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8; 32
Subjectriverfronts
high-rise buildings
commercial buildings
office buildings
printing plants
public art
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.
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 Namebru005_13_gF
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