|Community Area:||The Loop|
|Year Built:||1893 (original building)|
|1977 (Arch installed)|
The arch is constructed of molded terracotta and contains swirling geometric forms along with echoes of natural shapes and sizes. The arch originally rested over the main entrance of the 13-story stock exchange building and welcomed visitors into the structure. Despite protests from preservationists, the building was demolished in 1972 to make room for new development. The arch was preserved along with a reconstructed version of a trading room from the original building.
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