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The Powhatan

4950 South Chicago Beach Drive
Chicago IL United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1927
  Finished1929
Floor Count22
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - masonry

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof270 ft

Description
It is the most expensive residential high-rise on Chicago's south side per tenant.
On the ground floor is an Art-Deco swimming pool.

Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: January 12, 1993

Architect Robert S. DeGolver & Co.
Associate architect: Charles L. Morgan
Construction company: Charles B. Johnson & Son

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