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333 North Michigan Building

Holabird & Root, Architect
1928

 

—Chicago Landmark —

 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
1. 333 North Michigan Building Marker
Inscription. This outstanding Art Deco-style skyscraper helps define one of the city's finest urban spaces. Its prominence is further heightened by the jog in Michigan Avenue, where it crosses the Chicago River. The base of the building is sheathed in polished granite, in shades of black and purple. the upper stories are clad in buff-colored limestone and dark terra cotta, and are dramatically set back in accord with the city's 1923 zoning ordinance.

Designated on February 8, 1997 Richard M. Daley, Mayor

 
Erected 1997 by Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
 
Location. 41° 53.278′ N, 87° 37.46′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from North Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 333 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Regeneration (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago River (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle
333 North Michigan Building Markers image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
2. 333 North Michigan Building Markers
There are two identical markers flanking the door at 333 North Michigan.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carbide and Carbon Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
333 North Michigan Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
3. 333 North Michigan Building Marker
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By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
4. 333 North Michigan Building
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By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
5. 333 North Michigan Building
Seal of the City of Chicago image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
6. Seal of the City of Chicago
City of Chicago Incorporated 4th March 1837
Blackhawks Store<br>333 North Michigan image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
7. Blackhawks Store
333 North Michigan
Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
8. Architectural Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7, 8. submitted on November 25, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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