Street Art
Jun 22, 2014

Rush Street near Ontario Street

**any description info below is not from dontquestionkings but from the poster of the image online**

Rush Street near Ontario Street
street art

Image by UIC Digital Collections
Title: Rush Street near Ontario Street

Creator: Meles, Edmund J.; Hausner & Macsai; Solomon Cordwell Buenz (Firm) ; Cowles & Ohrenstein
Description: View to north along Rush Street from south of the intersection with East Ontario Street. The Croydon Hotel (now The James Hotel) is on the left of the image, and the Water Tower Hyatt House hotel (originally Water Tower Inn) is visible near the center. The 111 East Chestnut apartments (Elysees Condominiums) rise in the background. Part of Lawry’s restaurant, located at the northeast corner of East Ontario and North Rush Streets, is visible on the right of the photograph. The restaurant is housed in the building that was once the home of L. Hamilton McCormick, but has undergone extensive changes, including the limestone facade wrapping the first floor of the house.
Photograph credit: Photograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1976

Date: 1895 (L. Hamilton McCormick mansion); 1926 (Croydon Hotel); 1962 (Water Tower Inn); 1973 (111 East Chestnut Apartments)
Geographic coverage: Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.)

Collection: C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
Credit Line: Cite as [creator]. [title]. [file name]. [collection].
Rights: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Architecture and the Arts holds reproduction and licensing rights.
File Name: bru007_12_s.jpg

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