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Industrial land along the Chicago River with skyline behind
Industrial land along the Chicago River with skyline behind
TitleIndustrial land along the Chicago River with skyline behind
CreatorGraham, Anderson, Probst, White
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Howells and Hood
Ahlschlager, Walter W.
DescriptionView to northwest towards Near North Side high-rise buildings, with warehouses and storage sheds along the north side of the Chicago River in the foreground. A ship is docked alongside one of the riverside storage facilities. The horizontal brown brick building is the Mandel Building (Mandel-Lear Building) formerly at 211 East North Water Street, now demolished. On the left of the image, the IBM Building (330 North Wabash) is seen under construction (completed 1973). Forming the skyline to its right are the Equitable Building (401 North Michigan Avenue), the Tribune Tower, and the Sheraton Hotel (505 North Michigan Avenue, originally the Medinah Club building.)
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1971
Date1925 (Tribune Tower); 1926 (Mandel-Lear Building); 1929 (Medinah Club building); 1968 (Equitable Building)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectrivers
riverfronts
watercraft
storage facilities
industrial buildings
high-rise buildings
office buildings
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
residential structures
apartment buildings
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 Namebru007_08_gF
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