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Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton, architects

1917

 

—Chicago Landmark —

 
Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, June 6, 2013
1. Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton Marker
Inscription. Finely detailed with tapestry brick and carved stone ornament, this Arts & Crafts-influenced facade is an excellent example of the type of designs for which this architectural firm was noted. "Towertown," as the area surrounding the Chicago Water Tower was referred to, was a bohemian enclave of artists' studios, galleries, coffee houses, and nightclubs.
 
Erected 1993 by Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chicago Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 53.835′ N, 87° 37.495′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue south of East Pearson Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chicago Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); DeWitt Clinton Cregier (within shouting distance of this marker); Great World War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Water Tower & Great Chicago Fire
Night time photo of building image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, June 6, 2013
2. Night time photo of building
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel St. Benedict Flats (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator William J. Connors (about 600 feet away); Tribune Tower (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Also see . . .  Chicago Landmarks webpage for Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton Office. This webpage includes historic photographs of the building, a little more information about the building, and links to other Chicago Landmarks. (Submitted on July 14, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, June 7, 2013
3. Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton
the building is the low-rise building next to the building on the corner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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