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  • chicago magnificent mile michigan avenue 1953 vintage article

Original vintage magazine article titled  Magnificent Mile - Michigan Avenue. North From the Bridge, by Lloyd Wendt & Herman Kogan.. Illustrated by W. David Shaw. "Michigan Avenue beyond the river is Chicago's Miracle Mile, a place of wonders, with skyscrapers stretching as high as 42 stories, rubberneck buses, crowds and bustle and glittering windows. Satisfied czars of industry look down from their Plexiglass heights on a street of clubs, expensive tailors, Cadillacs, dignified doormen, and fancy shops of all descriptions." The article features the project designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe which will raise 60 buildings to house the Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois Central Railroad station, Grant Park, the Fine Arts Building, the Chicago club, the Blackstone Hotel, the Congress, the Conrad Hilton, Blum's-Vogue, Findlay's, Jerrem's, Higgins & Frank, Capper and Capper, the Prudential Life Insurance Company skyscraper, Carbide and Carbon building, the International Harvester building, The House of Duro, Pucci's, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower,Remington Rand headquarters, Women's Athletic Club, Le Petit Gourmet Restaurant, Bonwit Teller's new store, Blums North, Palmolive skyscraper, Rosemarie de Paris, Trabert and Hoeffer Maubossin, Boul Mich, the Drake Hotel, and much more.  3 pages.

approximate size 10  x 13 inches.

chicago magnificent mile michigan avenue 1953 vintage article

  • Product Code: g816
  • Length: 13 inches
  • Width: 10 inches
  • Pages: 3
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