Chicago Defender Building
The Chicago Defender called 2400 S. Michigan its home from the late 1950s to 2005. Prior to that, for a more than twenty years, the building served as the headquarters of the Illinois Automobile Club, located in the historic Motor Row district of Chicago. In addition to this building, Fifty-five sites within the Motor Row District of Chicago’s South Michigan Ave. are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Once housing 116 auto showrooms, the area later became a recording mecca — tied to Chicago blues, and also the home of the Chicago Defender.
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