Frederick and Edward Baumann architects
—1873-74 —At the time of its construction, in the aftermath of the Fire of 1871, this was one of the city's tallest buildings. Its limestone facades feature ornate Victorian-style details; its lobby includes a unique curving hardwood staircase. Structurally, the building represents a rare surviving example of an isolated pier foundation, an engineering advancement that helped lead to the high-rise office building.
|Placed By||Commission on Chicago Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 447405 N 4636991|
|Decimal Degrees||41.88310000, -87.63390000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 52.986', W 87° 38.034'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 52' 59.16" N, 87° 38' 2.0399999999999" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 847, 630, 708,|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 48 N Wells St, Chicago IL 60606, US|
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