Ornamentation from the Art Deco era is on display at the must-see Chicago Board of Trade Building (LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard), a 1930 work of Holabird and Root.
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.
335 S La Salle St, Chicago