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Mundelein College Skyscraper

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Identification

Mundelein College Skyscraper
117228

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
limestone
applied masonry
light brown
art deco

Usages

university

Facts

  • The entrance is flanked by two enormous limestone statues which emerge from the façade.
  • The building formerly housed an independent women's university, Mundelein College, which has since merged with the surrounding Loyola University.
  • The art deco tower with its high pitched roof was a landmark of Chicago's north lakefront long before the area was built up with residential highrises.
  • Located at the point where Sheridan Road shifts west between Edgewater and Rogers Park. This line, which continues as Devon Street, is located on the 42° latitude, even with the California-Oregon border.
  • Mundelein College used to publish a quarterly magazine called The Skyscraper which was named after this building.
  • Loyola students call the building "Sky" on account of its abbreviation in the class schedule.

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Location

1012-1028 West Sheridan Road
1012-1028 West Sheridan Road
60626
Rogers Park
North Side
Chicago
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

173.86 ft
15
Nov 1929
Jun 1931

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