Santa Fe or Railway Exchange Building, Chicago Photos
Santa Fe Building (1904) (17 floors) (224 South Michigan Avenue) (former Railway Exchange) by D.H. Burnham & Co. is now occupied in part by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The building gleams white due to its terra cotta surface which washes clean in the rain, a feature important when built because of the steam locomotives which used to shunt back & forth across the street in what was a rail yard, but now is Grant Park.
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|Buildings of South Michigan Avenue over Chicago METRA commuter train. Chicago, IL.||Santa Fe Building (1904) (17 floors) (224 South Michigan Ave.) (former Railway Exchange). Chicago, IL. Architect: D.H. Burnham & Co..||White terra cotta cornice sculptures of Santa Fe Building. Chicago, IL.||White terra cotta facade with bay windows of Santa Fe Building. Chicago, IL.|
|Bronze shop entrance doors of Santa Fe Building. Chicago, IL.||Bronze crown over doors of Santa Fe Building. Chicago, IL.|
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