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21 September 2009

1929 – Palmolive Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Holabird & Root Built for one of the world’s leading soap manufacturers, this office building (“a monument to cleanliness”) was the first commercial skyscraper built far from the Loop – at the...

21 September 2009

1929 – Hotel Intercontinental, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Walter W. Ahlschlager Was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a luxury men’s club for members of the Shrine organization. Unfortunately, in 1934 the club had been a victim...

20 September 2009

1880 – Church at Salcombe, Devon

Architect: John D. Sedding Birds eye perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, July 23rd 1880. “The nave of Salcombe Church, Devon, was built thirty years since. It is now...

20 September 2009

1880 – Woodhouse, Devon

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, July 2nd 1880. Designed for Sir George Baker.”Woodhouse, for Sir George Baker, Bart., is now building at Uplume,...

20 September 2009

1880 – New Offices & Warehouses, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Perspective view published in The Building News, May 28th 1880. Built for Messrs.Wilcock & Company. Burmantofts Pottery was the common trading name of a manufacturer of ceramic pipes and...

20 September 2009

1880 – New Church of All Saints, Fulham, London

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield Perspective View including ground plan published in The Building News, September 2nd 1881. “The parish church of Fulham, dedicated to All Saints, had been so often added to and...

20 September 2009

1880 – Church of St. Cuthbert, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Perkin & Bulmer Perspective view including interior view & ground plan published in The Building News, February 20th 1880.

18 September 2009

1927 – 35 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Giaver Dinkelberg Thielbar and Fugard Formerly known as Jewellers Building, Pure Oil Building and the North American Life Building, it was created for the city’s diamond merchants and had an unusual security...

18 September 2009

1924 – Lake Shore Center, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Jarvis Hunt