Monadnock Building

  Essential Architecture-  Chicago Loop South Monadnock Block architect Burnham and Root ; Holabird & Roche location 53 W. Jackson Blvd. date North half 1889-91; south half 1891-93 style Chicago School  construction The two halves of this building provide a unique perspective for examining the history and development of modern architecture. The north part--famed for its lack of traditional ornamentation--is a masonry, wall-bearing structure, the last skyscraper to employ this method of construction, with six-foot thick walls at the…


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