Republic Building, 209 South State Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL
Significance: The Republic Building was designed by the architectural firm of Holabird and Roche and built in 1905 by the Wells Bros. Company, General Contractors...Henry Strong, the original owner, and his son Gordon Strong, the manager, conceived the building as a location for smaller retailing merchants on State Street...
Survey number: HABS IL-1004
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1909 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1915 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1961 Demolished