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The Chicago Home Insurance Building

In 1885, the Chicago Home Insurance Building was the tallest in the world and had four elevators

CREDIT: “Home Insurance Building, exterior, Chicago, IL,” n.d. Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Reproduction Number 15392.



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