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The Chicago
Chicago
Building or Chicago
Chicago
Savings Bank Building was built in 1904–1905. It is located at 7 W. Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois. It was designed by architectural firm Holabird & Roche, it is an early and highly visible example of the Chicago
Chicago
school of architecture. The building's features characterize this style through the use of large " Chicago
Chicago
windows", metal frame construction, distinctive bays, and terra cotta cladding. The combination of the north side projecting bay windows, and the east side rectangular " Chicago
Chicago
windows" with movable sashes is representative of the two typical Chicago
Chicago
school window types.[2] The building is prominently located on the southwest corner of State Street and Madison Street, with visibility increased by an offset in the alignment of State Street. The building is a critical component of a grouping of significant structures, including Carson Pirie Scott
Carson Pirie Scott
and the former Mandel Brothers Store, at what was once labeled the "World's Busiest Corner." The building was designated a Chicago landmark
Chicago landmark
on March 26, 1996.[3] In 1997, it was converted to a dormitory for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.[2] The corner of the 3rd floor of the Chicago Building contains the cornerstone of Chicago. It is the 0-0 degree point of the city, and is the location from which all addresses in Chicago
Chicago
begin. Notes[edit]

^ National Park Service
National Park Service
(2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.  ^ a b " Chicago
Chicago
Building". Emporis. 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-28.  ^ " Chicago
Chicago
Building". City of Chicago
Chicago
Dept. of Pl. and Devpmt., Landmarks Div. 2003. Archived from the original on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2007-06-28. 

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