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Schoenhofen Brewing Company, Powerhouse, 1770 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Schoenhofen Brewing Company, Powerhouse, 1770 Canalport Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Schoenhofen Brewing Company is typical of the work of Richard E. Schmidt, and is particularly interesting for its brick detailing. The treatment of the brick and its linear patterns is significant in the development of Chicago architecture in the early twentieth century. The building was designated a Chicago Architectural Landmark in 1961.
Survey number: HABS IL-1059
Building/structure dates: 1902 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Schoenhofen Brewing Company
Schmidt, Richard E
Morningstar-Paisley Company
Rudd, J William, historian
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html