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Taft, Lorado, Midway Studios

Chicago, Illinois
County of Cook.
6016 South Ingleside Avenue
National Register Number: 66000317
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - business. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: University of Chicago building.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
From 1906 to 1929, these were the studios of Lorado Taft (1860-1936), sculptor of realistic works of monumental scale, art teacher, and author. His studios are now owned by the University of Chicago.

The Midway Studios are maintained as part of the University of Chicago campus building inventory. There are no threats to the NHL at this time.

Recently, the landmark was allocated funds for restoration and renovation of the building and removing newer non hiostoric additions.

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