The Press: In Chicago

Steam shovels began pecking at Chicago soil last week on the spot where the La Framboise family traded with Indians nearly a century ago. The conservative Chicago Daily News, household necessity for 440,000 people, had ordered for itself a new house of steel and Indiana limestone. It will rise 25 stories along the west bank of the Chicago River—a neighbor of the new Union Station. It will have a public plaza on which fountains will play and perhaps a few trees will grow. Under the plaza and one corner of the building will run the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad and...

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