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Chicago Stock Exchange Building

Identification

Chicago Stock Exchange Building
102667

Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
chicago school

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The eminent architectural photographer Richard Nickel died while recording the building's demolition, when part of the structure collapsed on him.
  • The design, by architect Louis Sullivan, featured a strong cornice, projecting window bays, and an elaborately carved entrance archway.
  • The stenciled trading room was one of the architect's masterworks, and has been relocated to the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • The arch from the main entrance has also been preserved, and stands outside the Art Institute at Columbus & Monroe.
  • One of the classic works of early skyscraper design, with a highly textured and open façade.
  • Replaced by the 30 North LaSalle office building.

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Location

30 North LaSalle Street
60602
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

186.00 ft
186.00 ft
186.00 ft
172.51 ft
13
1893
1894
1972
$1,131,555

Involved Companies

Adler & Sullivan

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark