The Loop District in Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 41° 52.378′ N, 87° 37.763′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. It is in The Loop District. Marker is at the intersection of South Dearborn Street and West Polk Street, on the left when traveling north on South Dearborn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Donohue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Morton Building / Hotel Blake (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dearborn Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blackstone Hotel Fairbanks Morse & Company Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Harold Washington (approx. ¼ mile away); Leiter II Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Crane Company Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
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