Zenith ShowroomIn addition to Philco, Chicago-based electronics pioneer Zenith in the 1930s also had a prominent showroom nearby on North Michigan Avenue. Seen above are two views of their location at the southwest corner of Michigan and Huron, currently the site of the mixed-use City Place building at 676 North Michigan. Worth noting are the odd changes made from the photograph above right of the building to the 1935 postcard, which changed the number and location of this Philip…

Zenith ShowroomIn addition to Philco, Chicago-based electronics pioneer Zenith in the 1930s also had a prominent showroom nearby on North Michigan Avenue. Seen above are two views of their location at the southwest corner of Michigan and Huron, currently the site of the mixed-use City Place building at 676 North Michigan. Worth noting are the odd changes made from the photograph above right of the building to the 1935 postcard, which changed the number and location of this Philip…

J.J. Newberry Co., (6600 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles.  Newberrys is gone now, but the building is still there.

J.J. Newberry Co., (6600 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. Newberrys is gone now, but the building is still there.

Designed by prominent local architect Albert Roller, the Breuner Building was constructed to house the John Breuner Company Furniture Store in 1931, following a massive fire that gutted the nearby Key Route Inn. The Art Deco masterpiece features a distinctive sea-green glazed terracotta facade and a pair of stylized figures crafting a chair located over the front entrance.

Designed by prominent local architect Albert Roller, the Breuner Building was constructed to house the John Breuner Company Furniture Store in 1931, following a massive fire that gutted the nearby Key Route Inn. The Art Deco masterpiece features a distinctive sea-green glazed terracotta facade and a pair of stylized figures crafting a chair located over the front entrance.

Amalgamated Housing, Inc., NYC, NY Photo by Samuel H. Gottscho, 1931 Image via Museum of the City of New York (Prints Available)

Amalgamated Housing, Inc., NYC, NY Photo by Samuel H. Gottscho, 1931 Image via Museum of the City of New York (Prints Available)

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