Image ID
HB-05842-O
Headline
Row of elevators, New York Life Insurance Building
Date Depicted
June 25, 1940
Date Created
June 25, 1940
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-05842-O, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
2132
Max Pixels - Width
2659
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
built environment
architecture
buildings
Hedrich-Blessing
Architectural Catalogue Company
elevators
interior views
New York Life Insurance Building (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago School architecture
Jenney, William LeBaron, 1832-1907
New York Life Insurance Company (NYLIC)
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
1991.505
hb05842o
row of elevators new york life insurance building

Interior view of a row of elevators with metallic doors in the New York Life Insurance Building, designed by William LeBaron Jenney in the 1890s, in Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 1940. Photographed for the Architectural Catalogue Company.

Interior view of a row of elevators with metallic doors in the New York Life Insurance Building, designed by William LeBaron Jenney in the 1890s, in Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 1940. Photographed for the Architectural Catalogue Company.