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Where do you go to find out about historic architecture when you live in a community outside of Chicago’s Loop? Chicago’s innovative late 19th- and 20th-century architecture is well-documented and highly touted. The city’s local architecture, particularly historic buildings in neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs, receives far less attention. Chicago’s local architects and builders embraced...
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Our cool Chicago architecture tours, like our Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour, bring curious people to explore Chicago architecture, history and culture. These walking tours and bus tours of Chicago history and culture will give you fresh, insider perspectives on exploring Chicago. Our passionate, knowledgeable tour guides go beyond trivial facts, like dates, names or fancy architectural...
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Top-rated Chicago architecture tours take you inside buildings for an up-close, unique experience of Chicago! One of the best things to do in Chicago this summer! Unlike tour companies who rely on gimmicks or giveaways to convince you to take their tours, we trust Chicago and our way of...
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Praised “Best architecture tour available” by the Chicago Sun-Times and “Most engaging tour of the bunch” by Time Out Chicago, this river cruise has provided more than three million Chicagoans and visitors both stunning views and a deeper appreciation for architectural design. Praised "Best...
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Spire Watchers On Alert, But Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Streeterville residents anxiously awaiting news about what will become of the curious lot at 400 North Lake Shore Drive have been on alert recently. That’s because some very sinister-looking tanks have recently appeared on the site that was,...
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Forgotten Chicago discovers and documents little known and overlooked features of Chicago's architecture, infrastructure, neighborhoods. Sharply Defined Masses: The Forgotten Work of James F. Eppenstein, Part 3. Unexpected Glamour: The Forgotten Work of James F. Eppenstein, Part 2. Chicagoland’s Million Vacant Lots, and Other Recent Research Finds. Good Modern: The Forgotten Work of James F....
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PMPC specializes in custom residential architecture. We are equipped to handle new construction and remodels. We are conveniently located in the heart of Chicago. Contact us today. Located in the west loop of downtown Chicago, PMPC Architects specializes in residential and light commercial design and renovation. We listen to the dreams and visions of our clients and transform them into reality...
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Wendella’s Chicago River Architecture Tour includes a boat ride along the Chicago River to learn about the city’s fine architecture and history. "It was a blast! I learned so much about Chicago architecture and the gentleman speaking on the tour had a great sense of humor. It was both relaxing and educational!" "Well worth the money! You get beautiful views of the city, and the boat stops long...
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Visit Chicago Online is a comprehensive Chicago guide with information about accommodations, hotels, motels, resorts, attractions, nightlife, watersports, parks, shopping, dining. Neighbourhoods Chicago's multicultural heritage is reflected in its neighbourhoods, which now attract thousands of visitors each year. It is home to nearly three million people from all over the world. People of...
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My grandpa built this house. The family lost it during the Great Depression but stayed in the neighborhood as renters. My mother grew up there ... Jean SmilingCoyote. I am interested in buying this house. Please call me at 773-664-9202. Thank you, Raheal Hanna Raheal Hanna. This house was built in 1891, not 1895. The original owners were the Hippach family. Mike. Start exploring Explore the...
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Lark Architecture specializes in commercial and residential architecture, along with interior design. We are a Chicago-based architectural practice and pride ourselves on our innovative designs. Jessica Miller and Brad Riemann are the creative minds behind Lark Architecture. Jessica is the lead architect and is licensed in a number of different states. She has experience working on projects...
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Tours, exhibitions and events for all ages. Visit today to discover the stories behind famous Chicago buildings. In Preston Bradley Hall, violins played a classical piece while I walked up the grand staircase, with the music filling the place, and I saw the faces of tour-takers as they glimpsed the largest Tiffany art-glass dome in the world! Massive, exterior load-bearing masonry walls, of...
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Tours, exhibitions and events for all ages. Visit today to discover the stories behind famous Chicago buildings. In Preston Bradley Hall, violins played a classical piece while I walked up the grand staircase, with the music filling the place, and I saw the faces of tour-takers as they glimpsed the largest Tiffany art-glass dome in the world! Massive, exterior load-bearing masonry walls, of...
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The CWA Holiday Party will be held on December 13, 2016. Join us for food, friends and a fun night with fellow architects. We'll also be announcing the 2017 Scholarship winner. You won't want to miss it! CWA is partnering with SEAOI WiSE and WiRE to present a full day symposium titled Women in the Built World on January 27, 2017. Check back soon for more information! Chicago Women in...
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Chicago Woman in Architecture. Not-for-profit, volunteer organization that exists as a forum for women in architecture and related professions. Attention CWA members! As our organization grows and evolves, we are looking into new technologies to help us best manage the group. Keeping track of RSVPs through email can be quite cumbersome so we have turned to Meetup to help us with this task. You...
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The Chicago Architecture Biennial provides a platform for groundbreaking architectural projects and spatial experiments that demonstrate how creativity and innovation can radically transform our lived experience. We are pleased to announce Johnston Marklee as the Artistic Directors for the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial.
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The web's leading Chicago architecture guide with information about the skyscrapers and other buildings of the Chicago area. Chicago Architecture Info :: The city's leading source of information about Chicago's skyscrapers and other buildings. Paperwork Filed For New Dore Elementary School in West Clearing. 31 Months In, Here’s What the Navy Pier Flyover Looks Like. Wrigley Field’s Hotel...
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But in the meantime.... if you are in Chicago we would love to see you October 30 - November 1 at the Co-Prosperity Sphere for an uninvited contribution to the Chicago Architecture Biennial we call... We are an organization of architectural workers advocating for the value of architecture in the general public and for architectural work within the discipline. These are our demands. _. (You can...
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The Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago is a FREE annual festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to 200 buildings. The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to 200 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for free....
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The Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago is a FREE annual festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to 200 buildings. Thank you for a fantastic Open House Chicago 2016! This past October 100,000 attendees made 380,000 site visits during the sixth-annual OHC, making it one of the largest events of its kind the entire world. Mark your calendars for next year: October 14-15,...
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