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Art Deco Treasure Chest: Daily News Building

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John Morris/Chicago Patterns

Between Washington and Madison Streets on the river is the Chicago Daily News building, a grand edifice constructed in 1929 at the height of Chicago’s boom era.

Much like the company that commissioned it, the building has oscillated between grandeur and peril a few times in its 85 years of existence.

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Trains at Wabash and Van Buren

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Brown and Orange Line trains at Wabash and Van Buren