A.M. Rothschild & Company

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A.M. Rothschild & Company Soundex Code R324

333 S. State Street

Architect: Holabird & Roche, 1912

This Store is one of the largest of its kind in the west and occupies almost a block on State Street and half a Department Store buildings both in equipment and ventilation in the United States.

steel frame

Chicago School/Beaux Arts

in 1923 became home of Davis Dry Goods, subsidiary of Marshall Field & Company

taken over by Goldblatt's, 1936

Goldblatt's store closed, 1981

purchased for $10MM by city of Chicago, 1992

controversial proposal to convert building to city's central library

purchased by DePaul University, 1989

$65MM renovation by Daniel P. Coffey and Associates

now DePaul Center, mixed use