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W.L. Jenney, Home Insurance Building
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Jenney's Home Insurance Building, which stood at the northeast corner of LaSalle and Adams Streets from 1885 to 1931, is generally recognized as being the first tall office building completely erected on a metal skeleton that supports the weight of the structure.