Monroe & University Club Buildings by Holabird & Roche, Chicago Photos

Holabird & Roche designed two complementary buildings on Michigan Avenue across Monroe Street from each other. Both skyscrapers have peaked roofs, with the Monroe Building (1912) (16 floors) (104 South Michigan Avenue) using Romanesque elements & The University Club (1908) 12 floors (76 East Monroe Street) adopting Gothic designs.

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Buildings of Michigan Avenue over Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Monroe Building. Chicago, IL.Monroe Building with gabled roof & twisted columns. Chicago, IL.Mixture of Romanesque & Gothic features of Monroe Building. Chicago, IL.
Buildings of Michigan Avenue over Grant Park. Chicago, IL.Monroe Building (1912) (16 floors) (104 South Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Architect: Holabird & Roche.Monroe Building with gabled roof & twisted columns. Chicago, IL.Mixture of Romanesque & Gothic features of Monroe Building. Chicago, IL.
The University Club. Chicago, IL.Facade of The University Club flows around the corner. Chicago, IL.Gothic decorations of The University Club. Chicago, IL.Bay windows of The University Club. Chicago, IL.
The University Club (1908) (12 floors) (76 East Monroe St. at Michigan Ave.). Chicago, IL. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Holabird & Roche.Facade of The University Club flows around the corner. Chicago, IL.Gothic decorations of The University Club. Chicago, IL.Bay windows of The University Club. Chicago, IL.

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