"Hubbard's Folly"

"Hubbard's Folly" (HMW4I)

Location: Chicago, IL 60601 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 53.222', W 87° 37.936'

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On this site about 1834, Gurdon S. Hubbard built Chicago's first warehouse for storing pork and other pioneer produce. Because of its size and substantial construction early skeptics called the building "Hubbard's Folly."

Erected by
Chicago's Charter Jubilee
Authenticated by Chicago Historical Society
1937

City of Chicago
Incorporated 4th March
1837
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HM NumberHMW4I
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Year Placed1937
Placed ByChicago's Charter Jubilee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447544 N 4637427
Decimal Degrees41.88703333, -87.63226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 53.222', W 87° 37.936'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 53' 13.32" N, 87° 37' 56.16" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago IL 60601, US
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