Schoenhofen Brewing Company, Powerhouse, 1770 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL
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1770 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, IL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS IL-1059
Building/structure dates: 1902 initial construction
Significance: The Schoenhofen Brewing Company is typical of the work of Richard E. Schmidt, and is particularly interesting for its brick detailing. The treatment of the brick and its linear patterns is significant in the development of Chicago architecture in the early twentieth century. The building was designated a Chicago Architectural Landmark in 1961.
Schoenhofen Brewing Company
Schmidt, Richard E.
Rudd, J. William, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 31 May 1964 WEST (NORMAL AVE.) AND SOUTHEAST (CANALPORT AVE.) ELEVATIONS
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 31 May 1964 SOUTHEAST (CANALPORT ) ELEVATION, FROM SOUTH
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 19 June 1964 TOWER, FROM SOUTHEAST
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Harold Allen, Photographer 31 May 1964 DOORWAY- CANALPORT (SOUTHEAST) SIDE
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