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McCormick Rush Street Home Exterior | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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McCormick Rush Street Home Exterior

McCormick Rush Street Home Exterior | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. hired Cudell and Blumenthal, a leading architectual firm of the time, to design the French Renaissance style home. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and was completed in 1879. Three generations of the family lived there, but it was eventually sold by the Cyrus Hall McCormick estate in 1945 and razed in the 1950's.
DESCRIPTION
The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. hired Cudell and Blumenthal, a leading architectual firm of the time, to design the French Renaissance style home. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and was completed in 1879. Three generations of the family lived there, but it was eventually sold by the Cyrus Hall McCormick estate in 1945 and razed in the 1950's.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3639
Creation Date:after 1879
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M20002-176, box 10, Rockbridge Album Photograph 15
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 7.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Facades
Trees
Architecture, Domestic
Cities and towns
Neighborhoods
McCormick family
McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884
Outdoor photography
Mansions
Sidewalks
Streets

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