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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.