Building 51 | Building 51 | original c. 1920’s lakeshore drive athletic club interior lobby column oak frieze blocks with gesso ornament – jarvis hunt, architect
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original c. 1920’s lakeshore drive athletic club interior lobby column oak frieze blocks with gesso ornament – jarvis hunt, architect

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51-8803-10

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About This Item

completely intact lakeshore drive athletic club decorative solid oak frieze blocks with applied gesso ornament. on the first the recessed panel features a central cartouche flanked by winged dragons. the second, the recessed panel features a central cartouche surrounded by a laurel wreath and flanked by scrolled wings. the blocks were salvaged from column capitals located in the c. 1924 lakeshore drive athletic club interior lobby. the historically significant lakefront building was designed by renowned architect jarvis hunt. the panels measure approximately 5 x 8 inches. the blocks retain the original dark stained finish.