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The Brooks Building in Chicago is a landmark building in the Chicago School style, built in 1909-1910. It was commissioned by Peter Brooks and Shepard Brooks and designed by architects Holabird & Roche. Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The Chicago school comprises the scholarly approaches in economics and sociology found and developed at the University of Chicago. ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


It is an example of an early steel-framed skyscraper.


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  • [1] (http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/B/Brooks.html)

 
 

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