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Compton, Arthur H., House

Chicago, Illinois
County of Cook.
National Register Number: 76000687
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: IL- 1 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
From the late 1920s to 1945, this was the residence of Arthur H. Compton (1892-1962), the distinguished physicist who, while at the University of Chicago, discovered the "Compton Effect," proving that light has both a particle aspect and a wave aspect, for which he received the 1927 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Condition:
There is no threat to the NHL at this time.

There is no change since last reporting (2004).


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