Florsheim Shoe Company Building

Florsheim Shoe Company Building (HM1RYY)

Location: Chicago, IL 60618 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 56.341', W 87° 43.594'

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1924-26 · Alfred S. Alschuler, architect

— Chicago Landmark —

This building is a significant early 20th-century industrial building built for one of Chicago's best-known manufacturers. Founded and headquartered in the city for many years, the Florsheim Shoe Company was one of the nation's leading shoe manufacturers during the 20th century. The building also exemplifies the importance of early 20th-century American industrial buildings in the development of modern architecture. It is the work of Alfred Alschuler, a noteworthy Chicago architect who designed a number of other buildings, including the London Guarantee Building and K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Synagogue.
Designed on March 29, 2006
Richard M. Daley, Mayor
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HM NumberHM1RYY
Year Placed2006
Placed ByCommission on Chicago Landmarks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 439769 N 4643260
Decimal Degrees41.93901667, -87.72656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 56.341', W 87° 43.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 56' 20.46" N, 87° 43' 35.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)773, 847, 312
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3963 W Belmont Ave, Chicago IL 60618, US
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