Image ID
DN-0010137A
Headline
Chicago Daily News building, Civic Opera House and surrounding buildings
Date Depicted
circa 1932
Date Created
circa 1932
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0010137A, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2868
Max Pixels - Width
4047
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
aerial views
skylines
1960.784
Chicago Daily News Building (Chicago, Ill.)
Civic Opera House (Chicago, Ill.)
Cities & towns
Illinois
1930-1939
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Cityscapes
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Madison Street (Chicago, Ill.)
Wacker Drive (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
West Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
office buildings
opera houses
theaters
DN-0010137A
chicago daily news building civic opera house and surrounding buildings

Elevated view of Chicago Daily News building and Civic Opera House, seen from West Loop looking northeast, with the Madison Street bridge and the south branch of Chicago River between them, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1932. The Merchandise Mart is visible in the distant background. Chicago Daily News building was designed by Holabird and Root and also built in 1929, at 400 West Madison Street. Civic Opera House was designed by Graham, Anderson, Probst and White and built in 1929, at 20 North Wacker Drive.

Elevated view of Chicago Daily News building and Civic Opera House, seen from West Loop looking northeast, with the Madison Street bridge and the south branch of Chicago River between them, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1932. The Merchandise Mart is visible in the distant background. Chicago Daily News building was designed by Holabird and Root and also built in 1929, at 400 West Madison Street. Civic Opera House was designed by Graham, Anderson, Probst and White and built in 1929, at 20 North Wacker Drive.

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