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Historical Buildings In Chicago: The Universal Stove Company

There are a lot of things that we are proud of here at the Universal Building in Chicago. Not to brag too much, but we’ve done a wonderful job restoring a 19th century factory into working historic loft offices. Visitors typically comment about the nice beam work and are genuinely impressed with all of the modern [...]

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Chicago’s Universal Building and The Tale of Cribben & Sexton

When visitors enter the Universal Building today, they are greeted by the words “Cribben And Sexton Company” etched prominently into the building’s stone façade. These names and the company they represent are now long gone, but we are still proud they adorn our building almost 115 years after it was built. Henry Cribben and Col. [...]

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Chicago Historical Office Spaces

The Universal Building at 700 N. Sacramento provides inspiring commercial loft offices in the West Town area of Chicago. This 150,000-square-foot historic gem was built in 1901 as a stove factory for Cribben and Sexton Co. In the early 2000s, the West Town commercial building was thoroughly renovated and restored into loft offices.

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