Dearborn Station
Dearborn Street Railroad Station

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Dearborn Station, Chicago
Quick Facts
City Chicago
Country United States of America
Year 1884 - 1885
Floors 15
Height 76.2 m / 250 ft
Cyrus L.W. Eidlitz
Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad
Building Info
Dearborn Street Railroad Station
Polk Street Depot
Address 47 West Polk Street
red brick
pink granite
Status Completed
  • A 3-story building with a 12-story clock tower.
  • The tower had originally pitched roofs, but they were removed after a fire destroyed much of the building in 1922.
  • In 1971, the railway station was closed.
  • In the early 1980s, the headhouse was converted into retail and office space.
  • Designated a Chicago Landmark on March 2, 1982.
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