original early 1920's framed and matted gelatin silver photographic print depicting the exterior facade of the adler and sullivan chicago stock exchange building

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UR #:: UR-15276-12

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Product Description

dated c. 1923 original and completely intact oversized gelatin silver print featuring the exterior facade of the non-extant old chicago stock exchange building designed by the architectural firm of adler and sullivan. the highly detailed photographic print is displayed in its original black painted wood frame and off-white mat board with calligraphic lettering identifying the address, building name and date. the framed depiction of this historically important prairie school skyscraper was salvaged from a downtown chicago diner where is was displayed for decades. the exact photographer is not known. the adler and sullivan chicago stock exchange building was built between 1893-94 and demolished, beginning in 1972. the downtown chicago financial district building had thirteen stories and a single basement carried on pile and/or cassion foundations. the building had 480 offices and was adler and sullivan’s largest commission after the auditorium building.