Union Building II
Life Span: 1873-1893
Location: Southwest Corner of LaSalle and Washington streets
Architect: Wheelock & Thomas
The Western Union Telegraph Company’s central office was located on the third, fourth and fifth floors. Built on the same location as the first Union Building I.
Chicago Tribune, March 2, 1873
Messrs. A. H. Andrews & Co. have now on exhibition at their new , No. 170 State street, a large and handsome assortment of elaborate office desks, from new and attractive designs by their own artists. All their work is made at their own factory, and all shrinkage and warping in goods by them is at their risk, and any article not found perfect in this respect will be promptly exchanged or money refunded. Also, in stock the largest and most varied assortment of plain desks and office chairs to be found in the West. Messrs. A. H. Andrews & Co. are proprietors of Dill’s Excelsior Marquetrie Patents, and are conducting the manufacture of this best and moet desirable of all ornamental floors, under the of the inventor. All parties needing fine work in office desks or fittings should call at the warerooms of this firm.
The Land Owner, June, 1872