In the 1960s and 70s, urban renewal reshaped downtown Chicago. In addition to its effects on the city’s demographics, these changes resulted in the destruction of a number of beloved buildings. One of the most famous examples was the Chicago Stock Exchange Building, designed by the architects Louis Henri Sullivan and Dankmar Adler.
The Chicago Stock Exchange was built in 1893, and was considered one of the finest commercial buildings in the world at the time. The 13-story structure was decorated with plate glass and steel accents that showed off Sullivan’s unique use of intricate geometric figures. The highlight of the building’s exterior was a massive terra cotta arch covered in ornate decorations.
|Chicago Millennium Park en||0.1km||site_izi|
|Heaven On Seven||2021||0.5km||site_ao|
|Chicagoland CARLI Libraries en||0.7km||site_izi|
|Millennium Park en||2016||0.5km||site_izi|
|urbirun Chicago – Highlights en fr||0.7km||site_izi|
|Wabash Arts Corridor||2019||0.9km||site_ao|
|American Writers Museum||2019||0.6km||site_ao|
|L.H. Selman Glass Gallery||2019||0.6km||site_ao|
|World Artifacts Embedded in the Tribune Tower Walls||2017||1.1km||site_ao|
|Heald Square Monument’s Statue of Liberty||2017||0.9km||site_ao|
|Chicago’s ‘Alley of Death’||2018||0.8km||site_ao|
|Chicago’s Historic Stock Exchange Trading Room||2017||0.1km||site_ao|
|Lower Lower Wacker Drive||2017||1km||site_ao|
|Metropolitan Correctional Center||0.9km||site_brutalism|
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