Thursday, June 28, 2018

Chicago Sun-Times "The Grid" Takes a Look at Printers Row

Welcome to “The Grid,” our in-depth look at Chicago’s neighborhoods. Today’s stop: Printers Row.
Printers Row is “pocket” neighborhood between Congress Parkway and Polk Street just minutes from the Chicago Loop. After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the area became the Midwest hub of the printing industry with historically significant buildings designed by legendary architects like Daniel Burnham, William Holabird and William Le Baron Jenney. Today, many of those historic buildings remain but the quiet, tree lined streets are now largely residential. Of course, it continues to be a draw for fans of Chicago architecture.

The article goes into more depth and highly suggest a click if you're interested.  Below is a quick info-graphic on the hood as well:

There is also a 13 minute video on the neighborhood as part of the article.

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