Three Arts Club of Chicago

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The Three Arts Club of Chicago was a Chicago home and club for women in the "three arts" of music, painting and drama.[1]

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The club, modelled on the Three Arts Club of New York, was founded in 1912. In 1914 the club commissioned their own building, designed by architects Holabird & Roche.[2] This building provided a residential space continuously until 2004, when the last of the residents moved out. In 2007 the building was sold to developers.[3] Over 13,000 women had stayed in the club.[4]

In 1981 the building, located in the Near North Side neighborhood at 1300 N. Dearborn Street, was listed as a Chicago Landmark.[5]


  1. ^ Chicago's arts club is saved, The Prescott Courier, May 14, 1991
  2. ^ Robert Bruegmann (1997). The Architects and the City: Holabird & Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918. University of Chicago Press. pp. 431–8. ISBN 978-0-226-07695-9. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ Three Arts Club of Chicago: An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  4. ^ Wilbert Jones; Kathleen Willis-Morton; Maureen O Brien (2012). Chicago's Gold Coast. Arcadia Publishing. p. 107. ISBN 978-0-7385-9177-3. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  5. ^ Chicago Landmarks: Three Arts Club

Coordinates: 41°54′21.5″N 87°37′49″W / 41.905972°N 87.63028°W / 41.905972; -87.63028