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Parkshore Apartments

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Identification

Parkshore Apartments
117015

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
brick
applied masonry
light brown
renaissance revival

Usages

co-operative apartments

Facts

  • The building follows a traditional courtyard plan, with slightly asymmetrical detailing on the two sides.
  • The west doorway is decorated with comical stone carvings, including wolves with two bodies, and fantastic animal faces.
  • There is one of two high-rise buildings in Chicago with the Parkshore name. The The Parkshore is just north of Grant Park by Lake Shore Drive.
  • Units facing east overlook the pool at the Flamingo Apartments, Lake Shore Drive, Promontory Point and Lake Michigan.
  • The two wings facing 55th Street have been joined by a one level, glass lobby. Access to the individual wings is through this lobby.

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Location

1755-1765 East 55th Street
1755-1765 East 55th Street
60615
Hyde Park
South Side
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

139.09 ft
12
1926

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