PHOTO – CHICAGO – MANDEL BROTHERS DEPARTMENT STORE WAREHOUSE – 211 E NORTH WATER – CADILLAC SIGN ON ROOF – HIBBARD SPENCER BARTLETT HARDWARE SIGN – MANDELS SHARED THEIR WAREHOUSE – 1946   1 comment

Posted February 17, 2011 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

One response to “PHOTO – CHICAGO – MANDEL BROTHERS DEPARTMENT STORE WAREHOUSE – 211 E NORTH WATER – CADILLAC SIGN ON ROOF – HIBBARD SPENCER BARTLETT HARDWARE SIGN – MANDELS SHARED THEIR WAREHOUSE – 1946

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  1. Eventually this building became known as the Mandel Lear building. When the Chicago Public Library vacated their old central building on Michigan and Randolph / Washington streets the “downtown main library and central offices moved into the Mandel Lear bldg. It was located west of the of the Tribune printing plant. Later the Equitable Insurance Co occupied a the office building that was built on the western part of the site in 1965. The address was 211 East North Water St . The south end fronted on the Chicago River.

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