Daniel H. Burnham and J. W. Root
|This building takes its odd name from a temporary city hall at this location which was the favoriate gathering place of pigeons. One of the oldest precursors of modern skyscrapers, this eleven-story structure was designed as an office building. The exterior walls are load-bearing masonry walls. The interior contains a light court and atrium.|
Detail of the front and windows of the third register
The entrance and the bowed entrance bayThe ornament on this building with its belt courses, bowed central bay, and interrupted cornice contrasts strikingly with the later Monadnock Building.
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