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Name:  Merchandise Mart
Address:  1000 Washington Ave.
Year:  1888
Architectural Firm/Architect:  Isaac S. Taylor
Designation: Eligible for National Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places,
Neighborhood:  35
The Merchandies Mart building takes up an entire block on the north and west side of the Central Business District. The first three floors are treated as one order, although the third floor material is brick, while the first two are rusticated stone. The central eight bays on both the front and rear are topped with round arches, and four bays on the side are topped with terra cotta lintels. The top four floors are treated together as one order, and repeat the arches in cast iron. The top floor is framed by pilasters and topped with a basket weave brick pattern and a terra cotta cornice.

Taylor, Isaac S.

Merchandise Mart
Merchandise Mart



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