140 South Dearborn Street — Marquette Building

  • 140 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL
  • Commercial
  • Built: 1893-1895
  • Restored: 2003-2007
140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

Massive GFRC cornice panels were loaded and shipped on semi-trailers.

140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

The view from above while a new cornice panel is hoisted up the side of the building.

140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

A cornice panel being hooked to the hoist at canopy level prior to its trip up the side of the building.

140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

View of a window head location with new terra cotta pieces anchored to uni-strut framing and stainless steel threaded hooks.

140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

View of the new cornice at the corner of Adams and Dearborn Streets.

140 South Dearborn construction photo
140 South Dearborn construction photo

Central employees pose for a photo before the final GFRC panel is lifted into place.