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Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building
Strauss, Yondorf & Rose building
TitleStrauss, Yondorf & Rose building
CreatorMelville & Co.
DescriptionFrom text: "Strauss, Yondorf & Rose, Wholesale Clothiers. They occupy a handsome structure on the corner of Market and Quincy streets, ten stories and basement, being the first actual fire-proof building in the city erected and used for commercial purposes.... [t]he ninth and tenth stories are used for sample rooms, thus securing on these floors at all times of day an unobstructed natural light. Buyers of textile fabrics of delicate shades of color will know how to appreciate this in preference to the most approved artificial lights. This tenth story sample room is a feature of the establishment, having a vaulted ceiling sixteen feet high, and beautifully decorated and fitted up."
Date1891
TypePrints
Identifierchicagooftodayme00acme_raw_0266.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagooftodayme00acme#page/n265/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagooftodayme00acme
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameStrauss, Yondorf and Rose Co.
SubjectClothing stores
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1890-1899
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 of to-day. The metropolis of the West. The nation's choice for the World's Columbian exposition ... 1891
Author of the BookAcme Publishing and Engraving Co., Chicago.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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