Image ID
HB-05327-D
Headline
Exterior view of Palmolive Building and surrounding skyline lit at night
Date Depicted
July 11, 1939
Date Created
July 11, 1939
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-05327-D, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
9467
Max Pixels - Width
12029
KEYWORDS
Hedrich-Blessing
light
Lake Michigan
Chicago (Ill.)
buildings
architecture
built environment
skylines
20%
beacons
Palmolive Building (Chicago, Ill.)
Holabird & Root
Ross Browne & Fleming
Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company
Playboy Building (Chicago, Ill.)
night views
hb05327d
exterior view of palmolive building and surrounding skyline lit at night

Exterior nighttime view of the Palmolive Building with lit beacon pointing left toward Lake Michigan, as well as the surrounding skyline, taken from across the lake, in Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 1939. Photographed for architects Holabird & Root and for Ross, Browne & Fleming.

Exterior nighttime view of the Palmolive Building with lit beacon pointing left toward Lake Michigan, as well as the surrounding skyline, taken from across the lake, in Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 1939. Photographed for architects Holabird & Root and for Ross, Browne & Fleming.