A Living Room for Bronzeville
Image: Wallace Kirkland photographer. View of IIT Institute of Gas Technology Building and Mecca Flats (demolished) from the roof of the Arcade Ballroom (demolished). LIFE, 1951.
Image View of “Armour Institute of Technology, looking across Ogden Field, Armour Mission in center of group of buildings. Ogden Field, representing a gift of $250,000, was presented to Armour Institute by Mr. J. Ogden Armour, in 1894. The environment of Armour Mission was bettered immeasurably by the opening of this beautiful field.” An Illustrated Historical Sketch of Armour Mission (Chicago, 1905), p. 23.