Roy Sigfrid Pearson Papers

Dates: 1941-1962
Size: 6 sets of architectural drawings
Repository: Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Collection Number: N00058
Provenance: Donated by Elizabeth Brown in 2016. Ms. Brown is the niece of Mr. Pearson.
Access: No restrictions
Citation: When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Roy Sigfrid Pearson Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library
Processed by: Johanna Russ, December 2016

PLEASE NOTE: In an effort to make this collection available to you more quickly, Chicago Public Library staff has only minimally processed the material. Material reflects its original order as received. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the collection. Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature. Privacy laws and/or other restrictions may prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission.


Roy Sigfrid Pearson worked as an architectural designer for De Leuw, Cather & Company in Chicago, beginning in 1946. He worked on a number of buildings related to transportation and infrastructure. He was educated at Chicago Technical College. These drawings reflect his work on six different buildings in Chicago.


Material was arranged and inventoried by the donor. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Related Materials

Chicago Park District Records
Neighborhood History Research Collection

Subject Headings

Chicago Transit Authority
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)

Container List

The following inventory was created by Elizabeth Brown, the donor.

Folder 1 Calumet City Skyway Toll bridge Toll Booths, Chicago, Illinois. 3 pages of elevations for the toll booths, 1957 August 30
Folder 1 Division of Highway Equipment & Storage Building, Irving Park & Harlem, Chicago, Illinois. 4 pages of site plot, elevations, heating, plumbing & electrical plans, 1941 October 21
Folder 1 High Rise Building, 1550 N. Lakeshore Dr., Chicago, Illinois. 1 page aerial drawing of the building and site plan, 1953 June 9
Folder 1 Builders Building, 228 N. Lasalle, Chicago, Illinois. 22 pages of plans for the 17th and part of the 18th floors, 1962 March 16
Folder 2 Lincoln Park Gun Club, 2901 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Illinois. 3 pages that includes building at the time and propose addition, 1961 March 6
Folder 2 CTA Major Bus Overhaul shops, W. 77th & S. Vincennes Ave., Chicago, Illinois. 2 sets of drawings, 42 pages of site plan and construction details, called “77th St. Garage,” 1961 March 22, 1961 May 11
Print this page