'V' building adornmemt


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'V' building adornmemt
Posted by: Artista ()
Date: September 19, 2010 03:42AM

Can anyone explain exactly what the 'V' represents on this building? You see it a lot on Chicago structures.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5000647393/in/photostream/

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Re: 'V' building adornmemt
Posted by: dkennycpd ()
Date: June 07, 2014 03:54PM

a "y" is a symbol of Chicago, representing the river split downtown. Never heard of a V.

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Re: 'V' building adornmemt
Posted by: Mr Downtown ()
Date: June 07, 2014 09:34PM

It will undoubtedly have something to do with the original owner or building name.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/07/2014 09:50PM by Mr Downtown.

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Re: 'V' building adornmemt
Posted by: rjmachon ()
Date: June 13, 2014 06:04PM

Some more info on the 'V'.


http://forgottenchicago.com/forum/2/3838/6967-69_w__grand_ave



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/13/2014 06:05PM by rjmachon.

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