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Bronzeville 23rd St. Viaduct collection, 1925
The Illinois Central Railroad 23rd St. viaduct opened in Chicago, Ill. July 15, 1925. Avery Brundage was the general contractor.
Bronzeville Design Symposium collection, 1999
Materials related to "Bronzeville Design Symposium: The Impact of Design on Urban Communities," held at Illinois Institute of Technology October 29-30, 1999. Project was a joint activity of IIT, the College of Architecture, and Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Bronzeville digital stories, 2000
Bronzeville-stories as of June 7, 2000. Prof. David Coogan served as project advisor.
Bronzeville photo, 1961
One aerial color photograph (by unidentified photographer) of buildings, primarily residential, covering the 3400 south blocks of Michigan Ave., Indiana Ave., Prairie Ave., and Calumet Ave. in Chicago. Photo is apparently taken from the roof of De La Salle Institute (located at 3455 S. Wabash) and shows a two-bay red and green "Dutch" type building at center bottom with a
Buildings and Grounds collection, 1937-1956
Collection includes "File # 204" (probably refers to account number), which consists of financial documents relating to landscaping of "A.P.D. Building" (Architecture, Planning and Design, i.e., S. R. Crown Hall). Bulks with purchase requisitions and work orders. Also some bid and work correspondence, including memo signed by Alfred Caldwell. Other materials (probably not originally part of File #204) are photos
Buildings and Grounds records, 1938-1967
Bulks with 1960s specimen and cancelled bonds, some showing payment schedules, for dormitories and student union constructions. Also gymnasium document showing bid comparison figures. Real estate acreage schedule. Unidentified drawing (of parking lot?). State St. campus site plan (1949) showing buildings "pending demolition"; and one later date plan. Materials unrelated to State Street campus include cancelled note and trust deed
Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records
The records in this collection were created and collected by the Department of Urban Renewal, its predecessors and other Chicago city departments with duties related to planning and development. The majority of the collection is comprised of photographs, contact sheets, negatives and slides of Chicago neighborhoods considered and targeted for improvement, including images that show buildings and neighborhoods that were
IIT Campus Aerial photographs, 1940-2002
Aerial photographs of IIT's main campus on South State Street and surrounding neighborhoods. Some photos include the Chicago Loop skyline or Lake Michigan horizon. Photos are in print (generally 8" x 10") format for earlier years and 35mm contact sheets (ca. 24 to 36 images per 8" x 10" sheet), slides, and some photocopies for later years. With few exceptions,
Melvin T. Tracht papers, 1951-1980
Melvin T. Tracht was V.P. for Business Operations and Treasurer of Illinois Institute of Technology from the mid to late 1970s.
South Side Redevelopment photographs, 1949-1959
Aerial photographs and photographs of plans and models concerning the post-World War II planned redevelopment of Chicago's South Side. See item listing for description of specific images. Also included are a small number of copies of photographs from other sources.