Nelson Max Dunning, architect
— 1912 —This handsome building originally served as the Midwest office, warehouse and distribution center of the American Book Company, a nationally-prominent textbook publisher. Typical of industrial architecture of its time, this reinforced-concrete building features a distinctive tower and large window openings that give the facade its grid-like appearance. The red-brick exterior is embellished with terra-cotta ornament, including the publishing company's colorful crest and a torch, wings, and a wreath representing the pursuit of knowledge.
|Placed By||Commission on Chicago Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 7:14pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 448579 N 4633653|
|Decimal Degrees||41.85311667, -87.61946667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 51.187', W 87° 37.168'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 51' 11.22" N, 87° 37' 10.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 630|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 330 E Cermak Rd, Chicago IL 60616, US|
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