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Identification

1400 North Lake Shore Drive
The Touraine
116653

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
composite structure
mat foundation
brick
applied masonry
light brown
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

residential condominium

Facts

  • The building's layout consists of 3 wings separated by 2 courtyards. A cupola tops the central wing at the southeast corner.
  • The Franklin MacVeagh House by the famous architect Henry Hobson Richardson occupied this site from 1886 to 1922.
  • The lower floors are built with a composite construction of steel beams encased in concrete. The rest of the frame is normal reinforced concrete.
  • The cupola was originally topped with a dome and a flagpole, and each wing culminated in a low pediment.

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Location

1400-1414 North Lake Shore Drive
52-72 East Schiller Street
1400 North Lake Shore Drive
60610
Near North Side
Downtown
Gold Coast
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

243.41 ft
21
1927
1995
4

Involved Companies

Hooper & Janusch

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