Chicago Housing Authority Prairie Avenue Courts | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Chicago Housing Authority Prairie Avenue Courts

Chicago Housing Authority Prairie Avenue Courts | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The Chicago Housing Authority's Prairie Avenue Court public house project was designed by the architectural firm Keck and Keck as Project #410 in 1950. The project included 2-story, 7-story, and 14 story housing units. This photograph of the 14-story building shows the east face of the structure. This project was designed with solar energy management principles in mind.
DESCRIPTION
The Chicago Housing Authority's Prairie Avenue Court public house project was designed by the architectural firm Keck and Keck as Project #410 in 1950. The project included 2-story, 7-story, and 14 story housing units. This photograph of the 14-story building shows the east face of the structure. This project was designed with solar energy management principles in mind.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:126340
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Hedrich Blessing Photographers
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Keck, George Fred : George Fred and William Keck papers, 1903-1995
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M99-085, Box 1
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Hedrich Blessing Original negative number 16378 L George Fred and William Keck were born in Watertown, Wisconsin, and operated an architectural office on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Apartments
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Outdoor photography
Streets
Architecture
Tall buildings

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