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Monadnock Building

Monadnock Building in Chicago
Monadnock Building in Chicago./ ShyCityNXR, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

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One of the most prominent examples of Chicago School in architecture with outstanding, distinct architecture for its time. 17 floors tall structure which was the largest office building in the world at the time of its construction in 1891 – 1893. It is the tallest load-bearing brick structure in the world – 60.5 m tall.

4 out of 10 stars 40.3%

GPS coordinates
41.87736 N 87.62954 W
Location, address
North America, United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 53 West Jackson Boulevard
Government and office buildings

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