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Equitable Building Time Lapse

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Film Identifier: F.2004-02-0009
Run Time
0h 24m 7s
Date Produced
circa 1962
Continuous time-lapse sequence from fixed perspectives of the construction of the steel frame of the Equitable Building in Chicago, IL from a penthouse of 333 N. Michigan looking NE. The film opens with a cityscape of Chicago. American Furniture Mart is visible in the background.

The film was shot from a penthouse located at 333 N Michigan, looking northeast towards Furniture Mart. 
00:00 - LS, HA industrial Chicago cityscape from penthouse, Chicago River emptying into Lake Michigan 00:07 - LS fixed perspective time-lapse erection of steel frame of the Equitable Building, cranes and construction workers at work 22:43 - Var shots ZOOM IN two American flags at top of finished steel structure
Main Credit
Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP (corporate name)
Behrend, Jack (is director)
Behrend, Jack (is producer)
Additional Credit
Behrend, Jack (is contributor)
Behrend, Jack (is contributor)
Graff, Hans (is cinematographer)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)