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Federal Building
Federal Building
TitleFederal Building
CreatorU. & U.
DescriptionFrom text: "The Federal Building, at Clark, Adams, Dearborn, and Jackson, is a massive eight-story structure, in Roman Corinthian style, of granite, surmounted by a majestic dome 297 feet high; it contains the principal Federal offices, including the Post Office, the second largest in the U. S., which does an annual business of almost $62, 000, 000, approximately one-seventh of the gross yearly business of the entire Post Office Department of the United States. A view of the great central rotunda is highly impressive."
Date1930
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagovacationc00illi_0018.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagovacationc00illi#page/14/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagovacationc00illi
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameFederal Building (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectPost offices
Government facilities
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1930-1939
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, the vacation city
Author of the BookIllinois Central. Passenger Department.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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