Chicago Architecture Info

The Oliver Building

Also known as
The Typewriter Building
The Oliver Typewriter Company Building
159 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Basic Information
Designed by Holabird & Roche
Type Office Building
Neighborhood: The Loop
More Information
  • The name Oliver Typewriter Company appears 26 times on the facade of this building. But it's worked into the design so well that most of them are hardly noticeable.
  • The Oliver typewriter company's logo appears 26 times in this facade.
  • 1984: This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places
  • 1984: This building was designated a Chicago Landmark.