127-year-old Vautravers Building Moved Out of Path of New ‘L’ Tracks Time-Lapse Video


WATCH! Time lapse video of the Vautravers Building relocation on August 2 and 3, 2021. The historic three-story Lakeview apartment building was moved about 26 feet to the west and 9 feet to the south to avoid the new elevated rail line. Vautravers Building, 1894, Frommann & Jebsen, Original address 947-949 W. Newport Ave. Video Credit: Chicago Transit Authority


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