Come and See Us When You Are in Chicago

Advertising card with directions to the Sears, Roebuck and Company Complex; the largest commercial building in the world (at the time).

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Description

Before the tower that bears its name was completed in 1973, Sears, Roebuck & Company operated a gigantic multi-use complex on Chicago’s West Side. This advertising card with a view of the vast facility encourages the reader to visit ‘The World’s Greatest Mercantile Institution.”

A simple transportation diagram on the verso provides transit directions to the 40-acre site, with accompanying instructions from popular transportation depots.

Map Details

Publication Date: c. 1905

Author: Sears & Roebuck

Sheet Width (in): 5.4

Sheet Height (in): 3.1

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Light strip of toning, about 1/4", on the left side. Otherwise near fine.

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