Auditorium, Chicago, 1895

Auditorium, Chicago, 1895

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By: Unsigned

Date:  1895

Dimensions:  10 x 8  inches (image)    25.5 x 20 cm

This antique photo of the Auditorium in Chicago, 1895, is an exquisite example of the designs of Louis Sullivan & Dankmar Adler.  The style is Art Nouveau, and the building used the most modern technology at the time, including electric lighting and air conditioning.

It was designed to be a multi-use complex, including offices, a theater, & a hotel.  Architect Frank Lloyd Wright worked on some of the interior design.  In 1970, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Since 1947, it has been a part of Roosevelt University.  The intricate detail is clearly visible and awesome.

Beneath this image is a detailed text in French, while on the verso is a rural farm scene in New Hampshire.

 Condition:  Good, suitable for framing. 

# 70890

1932 S. Halsted St.  #200  Chicago, IL 60608  (312) 497-3622

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