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Jewelers' Building, 15-19 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL



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Item Title


Location
15-19 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1049
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-118).
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Significance: The building is an example of the early work of Adler and Sullivan. It is one of several structures in Chicago's Loop that were designed by the firm for Martin Ryerson, who was then one of the city's foremost businessmen.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Clubhouses
Restaurants


Related Names
Adler & Sullivan
Ryerson, Martin
Borchers, Perry E., Photographer
Rudd, J. William, Historian
Shank, Wesley, Delineator
Griffen, Whayne, Delineator
Steenhusen, Allan, Delineator
Vyverberg, David, Delineator
Hassin, Keleal, Delineator
Roth, Leland, Historian
Harder & Kincheloe, Architects, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 19 June 1964 WEST (FRONT) SIDE SECOND TO FIFTH FLOORS
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 19 June 1964 MIDDLE AND SOUTH WINDOWS, FIFTH FLOOR, WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 SOUTHWEST CORNER FIFTH (TOP) FLOOR
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 SECOND AND THIRD FLOOR WINDOWS, NORTH END OF WEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 LINTEL, NORTH WINDOW, WEST (WABASH AVE.) ELEVATION, THIRD FLOOR
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 LINTEL, NORTH WINDOW, WEST (WABASH AVE.) ELEVATION, SECOND FLOOR
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 PILASTER, GROUND FLOOR NORTH (ALLEY) ELEVATION
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer June 1964 GROUND FLOOR, PILASTER CAPITAL NORTH (ALLEY) ELEVATION
WEST FACADE FROM FIFTH FLOOR ACROSS STREET, WEST FRONT--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4210-101L
WEST FACADE FROM FIFTH FLOOR ACROSS STREET, DOWN 18 DEGREES Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-4201-102L


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