Welcome to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into Chicago and its past!
This old building spent its earliest years as a Chevrolet dealership. Decked out in terracotta relief, it was aesthetically similar to several historic structures nearby. As the decades passed, and the area changed, the building turned into a place that many residents consider an eyesore.
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