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Pontiac Building, 542 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Pontiac Building, 542 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

 
 
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Summary

Significance: One of the early structures erected by the firm of Holabird and Roche, this skyscraper shows an unusual development of the wall into two-bay-wide oriels supported on rich foliated terra cotta brackets.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-127
Survey number: HABS IL-1102
Building/structure dates: 1891 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Holabird, William
Roche, Martin
Purdy, Corydon T
George Fuller & Company
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Library of Congress
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