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Information Item: Article: Boulevard ApartmentsDUBIN AND EISEN6ERG Perspective rendering of ~t,e Boulevard Apartments unbuilt), del. Charles ti4organ, ca. 1925. Pencil, chalk. and watercolor, mounted on board. c~if< <~[ i)uhin. Dubin and Maiituussamy. BELOW DAVID POSTLE Pattington Apartments. BOULEVARD APARTMENTS ca. 1925 HENRY DUBIN ~lr~~/1? tlltc~ ~t)c'f11~['i;: Although not representati~~e ot any singular landmark, this perspecti~~e stuci~~ is important because it represents a ubiquitous Chicago buildin~ t~~pe: the lo~~~-rise, walkup, courtyard apartment btiilc~in~t seen throu~hout the city's neighborhoods datin:,7 to D~i~~id Postle's famous Pattington Apartments (1902 ) on ~60 Ir~-in~ Park Road. The architect of the Boulevarc~ Ap~irtments, Henry Dubin, achieved local prominence as the de5i~;ner ot a number of residential structures including the Battledeck House in Highland Park (1929-30), a home made from welded steel like the deck ot a battleship. The drawing is significant as an example of the distinctive delineation of Charles Morgan. As seen in this «Tork, Morgan typically used crushed paper that he then tlat- tened and aftixed to a board, creating a textured surface for his renderin~. ~ ~ ~ ~' ,, ~. ~ , ;l,~.. 1 _:.~ - _~,~.;~__ . f's , .,. ~~i ;=_: { ~"~