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Rowe Building

 
 
Rowe Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
1. Rowe Building Marker
Inscription. Attributed to famed architect William Le Baron Jenney, the Rowe Building, a printing arts factory built in 1892, typifies the late nineteenth century Romanesque Revival style.

Renovated in 1980, the Rowe Building is a distinguished member of the Printers Row family of residential and commercial loft buildings.
 
Location. 41° 52.378′ N, 87° 37.763′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of South Dearborn Street and West Polk Street, on the left when traveling north on South Dearborn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Donohue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Dearborn Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blackstone Hotel (approx. mile away); Fairbanks Morse & Company Building (approx. mile away); Harold Washington (approx. mile away); Crane Company Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); 910 South Michigan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Auditorium Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Rowe Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
2. Rowe Building
The marker is on the right of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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