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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 the Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour, bring curious people to explore Chicago architecture, history and culture. On our walking tours and bus tours of Chicago. Because of the cultural angle of our architecture walking tours and bus tours, they are great for anyone from architecture experts to those new to Chicago architecture. Our Chicago tours...
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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! Welcome to my small business, Inside Chicago Walking Tours! Only 3 years old, my young company has achieved and maintained a ranking...
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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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Landmarks to Consider Johnson Publishing Building Residential Conversion At its regular monthly meeting tomorrow, a committee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks will consider a request to allow the conversion of the former Johnson Publishing Building (820 South Michigan Avenue) from offices...
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Seadog Cruises offers Chicago Architecture Tours, Lakefront Speedboat Tours & Extreme Thrill Rides departing from Navy Pier perfect fro family sightseeing. Our 75-minute River & Lake Architectural Tour is the best way to get up-close to all of Chicago’s most famous buildings and unique architecture. *Seadog cruises from March through October, weather permitting. Daily schedules may vary...
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Tours, exhibitions and events for all ages. Visit today to discover the stories behind famous Chicago buildings. With so much construction today, it's tough to imagine what the city looked like a few years ago, let alone a few decades ago. These archive photos capture a developing Chicago from the 1950s to 1980s. View some of the most famous and popular historic buildings in the city, sorted by...
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Start exploring Explore the city through neighborhoods, styles, maps, or building types. Get architecture history and updates by email with the Neighborhood Notebook. Photos, history, and architectural information on 13,341 Chicago buildings. This is the YMCA, it had the greenish water you've ever seen! Ellen. About contact a project by the team at Chicago Patterns.
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Opening April 18, 2017, this traveling photographic exhibition and retrospective features 45 vibrant photographs, which chronicle the current state of 27 of Kiley’s more than 1,000 projects worldwide…. Sunday, August 13, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. CBB members and guests toured this spectacular lakefront modernist masterpiece by Edward Dart. Words cannot express it, photos cannot capture…. Saturday,...
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Tours, exhibitions and events for all ages. Visit today to discover the stories behind famous Chicago buildings. Gliding past 150 North Riverside on the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady, the building almost seems to reach out and embrace you. Guests can see themselves and the boat reflected back off the slope of this... How high can structures be built?...
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During the Chicago Architectural Biennial 2017, Chicago Women in Architecture will showcase significant buildings and other works of architecture designed by women in our city. CWA will guide visitors through different sites, projects, and offices throughout the city and discuss their impact in the past, present and future. Monthly meetings are typically held the second Tuesday of each month....
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Forgotten Chicago discovers and documents little known and overlooked features of Chicago's architecture, infrastructure, neighborhoods. The old forum is read-only and will remain as it was on the day of 11-12-2015. No new users or posts will be allowed on the old forum. Please make accounts and move on to our new subreddit! Sharply Defined Masses: The Forgotten Work of James F. Eppenstein,...
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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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Chicago Architecture Info :: The city's leading source of information about Chicago's skyscrapers and other buildings. Landmarks to Consider Johnson Publishing Building Residential Conversion. New CTA Washington/Wabash Station Gets Raves on Debut Weekend. Controversial Logan Square Building Gets Construction Permit. Former Chicago Police Department District 12 Headquarters. The most popular...
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One of Navy Pier's most popular attractions, Seadog has thrilled millions of guests on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. From engaging Architecture Tours and Lakefront Cruises to wet and wild Extreme Thrill Rides, Seadog has an experience for everyone! One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier in Chicago, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Enjoy views of Buckingham Fountain,...
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Shoreline Sightseeing is the #1 place for Chicago Tours! We offer the best Chicago Architectural Boat Tour, Chicago Sightseeing, Chicago River Tour & more. "I highly recommend this tour. Ash was our docent and did an excellent job. I have worked in downtown Chicago for three decades and taken several architecture tours. His was by far the most interesting and informative. I learned things I'd...
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Make your wedding, corporate party or special celebration of 2 to 250 an event to remember backdropped by Chicago’s glittering skyline featuring impeccable service, gourmet catering and premium beverages. Private Events. Discover Chicago’s legendary architecture on the award-winning Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises, recognized by locals and...
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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 more than 200 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for...
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Functional Objects by Architects (FOBA) In conjunction with the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, AIA Chicago presents a pop-up exhibition of Functional Objects by Architects (FOBA). What is FOBA? FOBA is a pop-up exhibition at the Chicago Design Museum's DESIGN MARKET.... Read More. Now Open: 2017 Firm of the Year & Dubin Family Young Architect Awards FIRM OF THE YEAR AWARD The AIA Chicago...
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Mitchell Sandvig resides in north county San Diego, California. He formally studied architecture at Oklahoma State University and interior design at the Harrington Institute of Chicago. Inspired by his passion for architecture and furniture design, he then pursued his interests at the Bauhaus Apprenticeship Institute in Chicago, from which he graduated 2001. There, he discovered a path that...
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