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Dearborn Station

Dearborn Station, Chicago
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Quick Facts
CityChicago
CountryUnited States
Year1884 - 1885
Height76,2m / 250ft
Floors15
Realization
ArchitectCyrus L.W. Eidlitz
DeveloperChicago and Western Indiana Railroad
Building Info
NameDearborn Station
AliasDearborn Street Railroad Station
Polk Street Depot
Materialsred brick
pink granite
Address
47 W Polk St
Notes
A 3 story building with a 12 story clock tower.
The tower had originally pitched roofs but they were removed after a fire destroyed much of the building in 1922.
In 1971, the railway station was closed.
In the early 1980s the headhouse was converted into retail and office space.
Designated a Chicago Landmark on March 2, 1982.
Links
ArticleDearborn Street Station
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