Reebie Storage Warehouse


Reebie Storage Warehouse

Infobox_nrhp | name =Reebie Moving and Storage Company
nrhp_type = nrhp


caption = Postcard of the Reebie Storage Warehouse, ca. 1922
location= Chicago, IL
lat_degrees = 41 | lat_minutes = 55 | lat_seconds = 28.26 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 87 | long_minutes = 38 | long_seconds = 22.81 | long_direction = W
area =
built =1923
architect= George S. Kingsley
architecture= Egyptian Revival
added = March 21, 1979
governing_body = Private
refnum=79000828 cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
The Reebie Storage Warehouse was built for the Reebie Storage and Moving Company in Chicago, Illinois, in 1922. Located at 2325-2333 North Clark Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, it is a widely recognized example of Egyptian Revival architecture. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places on March 21, 1979, [ [http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/IL/Cook/state.html National Register of Historical Places - Illinois (IL), Cook County] . "National Register of Historic Places". National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-06-03.] and was designated a Chicago Landmark on September 1, 1999. [cite web |author= |url=http://www.cityofchicago.org/landmarks/R/ReebieStorage.html |title=Reebie Storage Warehouse |publisher=City of Chicago |accessdate=2007-06-03]

Architect George Kingsley and sculptor Fritz Albert designed the warehouse. Albert was responsible for the exterior's terra cotta ornamentation. The moving company founders, John and William Reebie, are represented by the two statues of Ramses II that flank the main entrance.

ee also

*Chicago Landmark
*Chicago architecture

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