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Home Insurance Building

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General Information

Completion: 1885
Status: demolished (1931)

Project Type

Structure: Frame
Function / usage: Office building

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Technical Information


height 55 m
number of floors (above ground) 10


inside frame steel
façade masonry


(role unknown)

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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
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