Image ID
HB-05972
Headline
Night view of Clark/Maple Gas Station
Date Depicted
August 1940
Date Created
August 1940
Creator
Suter, Giovanni for 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-05972, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
6000
Max Pixels - Width
7500
KEYWORDS
Hedrich-Blessing
hb05972.tif
architecture
built environment
automobile service stations
gas pumps
gas stations
night views
Chicago (Ill.)
Clark/Mapel Gas Station
Goldberg, Bertrand, 1913-1997
Suter, Giovanni
neon signs
buildings
Katzin, Frank
hb05972
night view of clark maple gas station

Exterior, nighttime view of the Clark/Maple Gas Station, located at the corner of Maple and LaSalle Streets in Chicago, Illinois, August 1940. The building, which features large-scale neon letters spelling the word Gas on the roof (which is supported by a cable-and-steel-mast system), was designed by Bertrand Goldberg. Photographed by Giovanni Suter for Bertrand Goldberg.

Exterior, nighttime view of the Clark/Maple Gas Station, located at the corner of Maple and LaSalle Streets in Chicago, Illinois, August 1940. The building, which features large-scale neon letters spelling the word Gas on the roof (which is supported by a cable-and-steel-mast system), was designed by Bertrand Goldberg. Photographed by Giovanni Suter for Bertrand Goldberg.

3/26/2007