Theodore John Paratore Obituary 1931-2018

Source:  Rockford Register Star 4/24/2018

Rockford News Tower – Barloga, original and altered design

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The original design and height of the news tower is shown in the top design, and the height of the lower, more horizontal section, which was in Rockford Daily Republic newspaper, Oct 1, 1929.  Architect:  Jesse A Barloga, Construction by Security Building Corp., Inc.

The Great Depression created a need to lower costs.  The modified design appeared in the Rockford Register-Republic April 14, 1931. (Below)

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Rockford Civic Newcomers Club – 1981, 50th Anniversary

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Source: “Golden Footsteps”  Rockford Civic Newcomers 50th Anniversary

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