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The building has operated as an office building for most of its history; it also has some retail spaces on the first floor. The original designer may have been Sumner Hunt; Wyman worked for him as a draftsman. A restoration and seismic retrofitting by developer Ira Yellin and project architect Brenda Levin Associates was undertaken in 1991. The five-story central court features glazed brick, ornamental cast iron, tiling, rich marble, and polished wood, capped by a skylight that allows the court to be flooded with natural light. The building is known for its large use of ornately designed wrought-iron railings; the wrought-iron was executed in France and displayed at the Chicago World's Fair before being installed in the building. It is on the National Register.
Renaissance Revival (AAT) Victorian (AAT) Nineteenth century (LCSH)
brick glazed brick marble ceramic tile cast iron steel