Marshall Field Store
its landmark clock
the famous Walnut Room dining area, as seen from a viewing area on the 8th floor.
A mosaic dome by the Tiffany studio tops a 5-story atrium in the southwest corner.
One of the first high-rise
buildings demolished in Chicago - the Trude Building -
was taken down in 1912 to clear the northeast corner of the store's site.
lamp in the Tiffany Studio designed area
Actress Dorothy Lamour, who co-starred with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in the Road movies,
used to work as an elevator operator in this store.
The northwest section has a 13-story skylit atrium
a newer atrium in the center is bridged by double escalator banks.
the Marshall Field manikins
The building is essentially built
on a six-part grid, with sections added
to the original building in 1902, 1906, 1907, and 1914.
The traditional symbols of the store are the green clocks which overhang the corners of Randolph and Washington on State Street.
In the 1920s, novelists G.K. Chesterton and Sinclair Lewis met in the book department in this store,
leading to their collaboration on the unpublished play "Mary Queen of Scotch".
Art Deco lamp on the perfume
next to the new banks of escalators
Macy's at Christmas Christmas Windows
This building plays a role in the novel The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos,
as character Eric Egstrom gets a job in the interior decorating department.
It was a named a National Historic Landmark in 1978.
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