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View along Chicago River towards the Thompson Center and Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker)
View along Chicago River towards the Thompson Center and Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker)
TitleView along Chicago River towards the Thompson Center and Ryan Insurance (55 West Wacker)
CreatorNaess & Murphy (Chicago, Ill.)
Goldberg, Bertrand, 1913-1997
Murphy/Jahn (Firm)
C.F. Murphy Associates (Chicago, Ill.)
Holabird & Root
Rebori, Andrew N. (Andrew Nicholas), 1886-1966
DescriptionView to the west along the Chicago River, with tour boats moored along its south bank. Part of 35 East Wacker Drive (formerly Pure Oil Building, North American Life Building, Jewelers Building), and the United of America Insurance Building (now Unitrin Building) are on the left. The former Sun-Times Building is on the right, on the north side of the river, with the IBM Building and Marina City rising behind it. The Wabash Avenue bridge is visible in the middle distance, with the James R. Thompson Center (State of Illinois Building), Ryan Insurance Building (originally Blue Cross-Blue Shield Building, now 55 West Wacker), and the LaSalle-Wacker building (221 North LaSalle Street) behind it.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1984
Date1930 (LaSalle-Wacker Building); 1955-1958 (Sun-Times Building); 1964 (Marina City); 1968 (Blue Cross-Blue Shield Building, 55 West Wacker); 1985 (Thompson Center)
Geographic coverageLoop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number32; 8
Subjecthigh-rise buildings
office buildings
commercial buildings
printing plants
riverfronts
watercraft
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_02_gF
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