Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
South Water Street 1924
Begun 1924 Completed 1926
Built by the
City of Chicago
Wm. E. Dever
Francis X. Busch
Board of Local Improvement
John J. Sloan
Charles H. Wacker
Mid-Continent Construction Co. • Great Lakes Dredge & Lock Co. • Underground Construction Co. • U.S.A. Company • M. E. White Co.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 41° 53.15′ N, 87° 38.223′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of West Wacker Drive and Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 398 West Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Post Office (here, next to this marker); Site of the Sauganash Hotel/Wigwam (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago & North Western Railway Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Block (approx. ¼ mile away); The Eastland Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away); “Hubbard’s Folly” (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Haymarket Tragedy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Augustus Garrett (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
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