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Union Trust Tower

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The Union Trust Tower is a typical Chicago School Skyscraper occupying an unusually long and narrow site at the corner of Lombard Avenue and Main Street. This corner lot reflects the long and narrow shape of the lots that the early settlers laid out in narrow strips extending from the Red River. 

It was built for the Union Trust Co., a Toronto-based financial firm. The Italian Renaissance structure is of steel frame and concrete with terra cotta on the upper floors and marble on the first two floors. The window and door frames are bronze. On the interior, the banking hall is finished in marble and bronze and includes a mezzanine level.






Year Built Heritage Status Date Material Floors/Square footage
1913 NHS, Municipal, 1983, grade II Steel and concrete frame, Sullivanesque style, marble on first two levels, cartouch and Italianate detailing, elaborate cornice. 13 storeys/65,969 total floor space

Original Use Present Use Address Architect

Financial Services

Offices 191 Lombard Avenue J.D. Atchison





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