Keck-Gottschalk-Keck Apartments - Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc
N 41° 47.603 W 087° 35.893
16T E 450297 N 4627009
Quick Description: An International Style three-flat designed by George and William Keck, erected in 1937 and designated a Chicago Architectural Landmark in 1960.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 12/6/2019 5:44:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM11QXQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
This unique apartment building is listed as a contributing building on the nomination form for the Hyde Park-Kenwood National Historic District. It is listed as having architectural significance. In keeping with International Style, it features long clean lines and little adornment.

It has also been designated a Chicago Architectural Landmark. A plaque on site reads:

5551 University Avenue Building

Erected: 1937

Architects: George Fred Keck and William Keck

The commission on Chicago Architectural Landmarks, by the authority of the City Council of the City of Chicago, has designated this building as an architectural landmark.

City of Chicago
Richard J. Daley, Mayor
February 11, 1960

More information:

"The Keck-Gottschalk-Keck Apartments comprise a 1931 International Style three-flat in Chicago, Illinois. They were designed by George and William Keck and served as residences for the architects and for University of Chicago professor Louis Gottschalk. The apartments received Chicago Landmark status on August 3, 1994." From Wikipedia, (visit link)
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

5551 S University Avenue Chicago, IL 60637

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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