Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
William Le Baron Jenney Architect
1879/00/00 William Le Baron Jenney Architect The 1st Leiter building is built at 200-208 W Monroe Street as a department store for Levi Leiter. The iron frame building used terra cotta fireproofing materials on structural members and featured elevators. The 1st Leiter building was razed in 1972.

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Particulars for Leiter II Building:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Other Description Proto-skyscraper
Historic Use Retail shop

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76000695
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Jenny,Maj. William Le Baron
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Proto-skyscraper
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1889, 1891
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Department store
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business

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