Slice of Life: The Abandoned Damen Silos

A bright, shiny new barge sits in front of the abandoned South Damen Avenue silos.  We haven’t been able to find out much about them, but preliminary research seems to indicate they weren’t for grain — but for sand for some kind of glassworks.

Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at

Share This Post On