Monday, April 6, 2009

S. Dearborn Street [Manhatten Building - II, Sculptural Ornamentation]

Continued from the above post.. click here..

Manhatten Building..
Address: 431 S. Dearborn St.
Year Built: 1891
Architect: William Le Baron Jenney
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: July 7, 1978 ..
The Manhatten is Chicago's oldest surviving steel-frame building.
This post is more about the sculptural ornamentation.. the grotesques on the facade.

For more on..
Manhattan Building.. click here..

S. Dearborn Street has a number of designated Landmark buildings..
Monadnock Bldg., Fisher Bldg., Old Colony Bldg., and Manhattan Bldg.. For more on thse check the related links..
# S. Dearborn Street..
# Monadonock Block..
# Fisher Building..
# Old Colony Building...
# Manhattan Building.
Also nearby..
# Printing House Row District..
# Harold Washington Library..

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