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Chicago Board of Trade Building

Chicago, Illinois
County of Cook.
National Register Number: 78003181
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - business. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL - 7 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 2, 1978):
Established in 1848, this institution is considered perhaps the first genuine commodity exchange, developed as a response to the instability and chaos that existed in the Chicago grain markets in the 1840s. This 45 story structure was erected 1928-1930.

There is no threat to the NHL.

Completing major historic renovation of building. Recently received International The Outstanding Building of the Year award from Building Owners and Managers Association in the renovation category.

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