Getty Tomb

Getty Tomb (HM1S1D)

Location: Chicago, IL 60613 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 57.677', W 87° 39.671'

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Adler and Sullivan, architects · 1890

— Chicago Landmark —

The Getty Tomb marks the maturity of [Louis] Sullivan's architectural style and the beginning of modern architecture in America. Here the architect departed from historic precedent to create a building of strong geometric massing, detailed with original ornament.
Designated a Chicago Landmark on March 10, 1971, by the City Council of Chicago.
Richard J. Daley, Mayor
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HM NumberHM1S1D
Year Placed1971
Placed ByCommission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 445209 N 4645688
Decimal Degrees41.96128333, -87.66118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 57.677', W 87° 39.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 57' 40.62" N, 87° 39' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)773, 312
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Evergreen Ave, Chicago IL 60613, US
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