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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1894-1895 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorHolabird & Rocheen_US
dc.creatorMacNeil, Hermon Atkinsen_US
dc.creatorTiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.)en_US
dc.date1894-1895en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-29T17:47:06Z
dc.date.available2013-04-29T17:47:06Z
dc.date.issued1894-1895en_US
dc.identifier212805en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 90en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/120211
dc.descriptionClose view of the southeast corner on Dearborn and Adams Sts.; Designed with Coydon T. Purdy. In this building, an appropriate exterior aesthetic expression for the then-new, steel-framed skyscraper was found. The facade clearly reveals its underlying structure--with broad windows set in a framework of narrow piers and spandrels. Its open and well-lit interior layout, built around a central light court, significantly influenced the design of modern high-rise commercial structures. The building is named for Jacques Marquette, a French Jesuit missionary and explorer who, in 1674-75, wintered in the area that is now Chicago. The lobby is decorated with mosaic panels made by the Tiffany firm and bronze heads of native Americans, animals, and early explorers. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation [current owners] completed an extensive four year restoration in 2006. A Chicago Landmark, a National Historic Landmark, and a National Register Historic Place. Source: Chicago Landmarks [website]; http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/ (accessed 11/11/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; terra cotta cladding; marble; bronzeen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectMarquette, Jacques, 1637-1675en_US
dc.subjectChicago Schoolen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.titleMarquette Buildingen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-HR-MB-A2en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeoffice buildingen_US
vra.worktypebas-relief (sculpture)en_US
vra.worktypemosaic (visual work)en_US
dc.contributor.displayHermon Atkins MacNeil (American sculptor, 1866-1947); Holabird & Roche (American architectural firm, 1883-renamed 1928); Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) (American mosaicist, ca. 1879-present)en_US


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