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Union League Club

Identification

Union League Club
116820

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
dark red
beaux-arts / historism

Usage

club house

Facts

  • When the building opened it included lounges and waiting rooms on the 1st 2 floors, a grill on floor 3, ladies' dining room on 4, men's dining on 5, sleeping and dining rooms up to 20, and billiard rooms, a gymnasium, and a 100,000 gallon swimming pool on the 21st floor.
  • One of the clubrooms on the eighth floor is decorated from floor to ceiling with murals of Boys Club scenes painted by Miklos Gaspar.
  • An Edwin Howland Blashfield mural titled "Patria" fills the arch over the fireplace in the main lounge. The painting depicts five female figures representing Columbia, Justice, Fortitude, and the handmaidens of Loyalty.

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Location

65 West Jackson Boulevard
60604
U.S.A.

Technical Data

298.00 ft
298.00 ft
298.00 ft
22
1926

Involved Companies

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Also recorded for this building:

elevator supplier, window installation