University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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North Michigan Avenue at Superior Street
North Michigan Avenue at Superior Street
TitleNorth Michigan Avenue at Superior Street
CreatorBurnham Bros.
D.H. Burnham & Co.
Hausner & Macsai
DescriptionView looking northwest across North Michigan Avenue towards the intersection with East Superior Street. On the upper left of the photograph is the Central Life Building (North Central Life Insurance Building, 720 North Michigan Avenue), which was later demolished to make way for Chicago Place. To its right, the Water Tower Hyatt House hotel (originally Water Tower Inn) is partially visible. This building has also been demolished. Brubaker's caption on the original slide mount reads ""Tree-lined avenue.""
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1976
Date1924 (Central Life Building); 1962 (Water Tower Inn)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectstreetscapes
automobiles
high-rise buildings
commercial buildings
stores
hotels (public accommodations)
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 Namebru008_03_mF
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