On Leong Merchants Association, 2216 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL
2009 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place
Significance: Built in 1927, the On Leong Merchants Association stands today as a visual landmark to Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood. Designed with traditional Chinese architectural details, the building played an important role for the community for over eighty years, providing a variety of services to the Chinatown merchants and residents.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1450
Survey number: HABS IL-325
Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Initial Construction