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African American sculptor Marion Perkins lived and worked in Chicago after moving there from Arkansas in 1916. Initially self taught, he had some training through the South Side Community Arts Center...
Turning the Pages: Marion Perkins (American, 1908-1961), <em>Sketchbook (Regent)</em>, by 1961
Ed Flood, born and schooled in Chicago, exhibited in shows in the 1960s such as the Nonplussed Some. His sketchbook reflects his beautifully and obsessively crafted paintings and sculptures, and...
Turning the Pages: Ed Flood (American, 1944-1985), Artist Sketchbook (Regent Sketch-King), 1971-77
German buildings and architectural details drawn by Peter J. Weber, who later practiced architecture in Chicago. From the...
Turning the Pages: Peter Joseph Weber (1863-1923) Travel Sketchbook, c. 1888
67-71 W. Randolph St. 1895 by Holsman and Hunt Demolished 1962; now the site of the Richard J. Daley Center Hailed as "Chicago's most famous restaurant," Henrici's German Restaurant served up to...
04. Henrici's Restaurant
401 N. Kilpatrick Ave.
1923 by Alfred S. Alschuler
Still standing, though vacant and derelict
Designed to include a roof-top garden, tennis courts, clubrooms, and a library, this...
05. Brach's Candy Factory
3301 W. Franklin Blvd. 1921 by Schmidt, Garden & Martin Demolished 2008; site of new Westinghouse College Prep Once the largest Prairie School building ever constructed, this candy factory was...
03. Bunte Candy Co. (later Westinghouse Vocational High School)
Northwest corner of 12th Place and Canal St. 1901-1904, Louis Sullivan Demolished prior to 1935; now the site of a shopping center parking lot This is one of several buildings that Sullivan designed...
02. Crane Company Offices
California St. to Damen Ave.; Damen Ave. to Racine Ave.; Racine Ave. to Canal St.
late 19th-early 20th century structures, various architects
Depicted on these lantern slides are...
05. Superhighway Study
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