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On Leong Merchants Association, 2216 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

On Leong Merchants Association, 2216 South Wentworth Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

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Summary

2009 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place
Significance: Built in 1927, the On Leong Merchants Association stands today as a visual landmark to Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood. Designed with traditional Chinese architectural details, the building played an important role for the community for over eighty years, providing a variety of services to the Chinatown merchants and residents.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1450
Survey number: HABS IL-325
Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Michealsen and Rognstad
American Terra Cotta Tile Company
Pipal, Charles, AIA, faculty sponsor
Adams, Carol, delineator
Brown, Mitchell, delineator
Butterfield, Francis, delineator
Celebiler, Ceylan, delineator
Jiang, Tianyi, delineator
Pietrowski, Pam, delineator
Ribstein, Susannah, delineator
Shanley, Kay, delineator
Way, Ginny, delineator
Wiedner, Noel, delineator
Whims, Christine, delineator
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