Cobb, Henry Ives

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Cobb, Henry Ives

(1859–1931)
American architect in Chicago, known for personalized adaptations of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Designed the Fisheries Building in 1893, World’s Columbian Exposition, and the plan for the University of Chicago in 1895, all located in Chicago, IL.
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Designed for the Ages Originally designed by prominent architect Henry Ives Cobb and completed in 1893, the Venetian Gothic 250-foot tower, deemed a Chicago landmark, was designed to give the Chicago Athletic Association a distinctive identity when viewed from the lakefront by visitors of Chicago World's Fair.
Constructed in 1910 and designed by architect Henry Ives Cobb, the building's English Gothic Revival design and small floor plate create a very slender and elegant profile, indicative of many of the tall structures built in the early 20th Century.
Figuring prominently is the Driehaus logo, which is a picture of the firm's corporate headquarters, a 15,000 square-foot limestone mansion designed by the prominent Chicago architect, Henry Ives Cobb, which was built in 1886.