historically important chicago machinery exchange building destroyed

the 3-story 1910 chicago machinery exchange warehouse - designed by d.h. burnham & company - has been reduced to rubble. it truly amazes me that a richly ornamented and well-maintained building designed by daniel burnham's firm has been destroyed with little resistance.  despite overextending myself on a daily basis, i feel obligated to document this madness... the historic fabric of chicago is being destroyed at such a dizzying speed.

further reading:

https://www.urbanremainschicago.com/news-and-events/2018/01/25/d-h-burnhams-chicago-machinery-exchange-warehouse-handed-death-sentence/

 

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