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Home Insurance Building

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General Information

Structural Type: Frame
Function / usage: Office building
Completed in: 1885
Status: demolished (1931)

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, North America

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 55 m
number of floors (above ground) 10

Materials

inside frame steel
façade masonry

Participants

(role unknown)

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Dupré, Judith Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Loventhal, New York (USA), ISBN 1884822452, 1996; pp. 14-15
  • Dupré, Judith & Smith, Adrian Skyscrapers (2nd edition), Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc., New York (USA), ISBN 1579127878, 2008; pp. 16-17
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000238
Created: 18/05/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013