Ashland Block

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Ashland Block Soundex Code A245

Northeast corner of Clark and Randolph Streets

Architects: Burnham and Root

Built 1891-92

Destroyed 1949 to make way for the Union Bus Terminal

A brick and terra cotta enveloping a steel and wrought iron frame, the Ashland Block was compared in architectural design and integrity to the Great Northern Hotel. The original Corinthian cornice was later replaced by a plain brick parapet.

Tenants

Beach & Beach, 1911

William Dillon, 1911.

Judge Ben Mayhew Smith, 1911.

Ashland Drug Company, 1917.