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The Rookery
The Rookery
TitleThe Rookery
DescriptionCaption: "When the great fire of 1871 destroyed the City Hall at the corner of La Salle and Adams streets a temporary building erected on the site was jokingly called " The Rookery." The twelve story building erected later upon this spot retained the name of ""The Rookery." It is built of gray granite and fire proof brick." Designed by Burnham and Root. The base is of red granite and the facades and ornament are of pressed brick and terra-cotta.
Date1906
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicago00lhne_raw_0018b.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicago00lhne#page/16/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicago00lhne
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameRookery Building (Chicago, Ill.)
Burnham and Root
SubjectOffice buildings
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionBuildings
Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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