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Roanoke Building

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Identification

Roanoke Building
Lumber Exchange Building
116822

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
dark brown
art deco

Usages

commercial office
shop(s)

Facts

  • Four bronze bells were installed at the top of the tower when it was built, and were set to chime an original composition called "Samheim" (Norse for "Tomorrow") every quarter hour.
  • The first 16 floors were built 1913-1915 (Holabird & Roche), five floors were added in 1922 (Holabird & Roche), and the tower was built in 1927.

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Location

11 South LaSalle Street
135 West Madison Street
11 South LaSalle Street
60603
Loop
Downtown
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

452.01 ft
452.01 ft
452.01 ft
37
1913
1925

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