Image ID
HB-05842-P
Headline
Detail view of grillwork on elevator, 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-P, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
2988
Max Pixels - Width
2359
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
built environment
architecture
Hedrich-Blessing
Architectural Catalogue Company
New York Life Insurance Building (Chicago, Ill.)
elevators
Chicago School architecture
Jenney, William LeBaron, 1832-1907
elevator grilles
New York Life Insurance Company (NYLIC)
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
1991.505
hb05842p
detail view of grillwork on elevator new york life insurance building

Detail view of the metalwork, featuring cross-hatching and ornate arabesque designs, on an elevator grille in the New York Life Insurance Building in Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 1940. The building was designed by William LeBaron Jenney in the 1890s. Photographed for the Architectural Catalogue Company.

Detail view of the metalwork, featuring cross-hatching and ornate arabesque designs, on an elevator grille in the New York Life Insurance Building in Chicago, Illinois, June 25, 1940. The building was designed by William LeBaron Jenney in the 1890s. Photographed for the Architectural Catalogue Company.