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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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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 to residential use. The 11-story brutalist building designed by John W. Moutoussamy was the...
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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...
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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:...
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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...
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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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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 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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Archamerica offers residential, retail, commercial, and medical office design services. If you're near Chicago & Gurnee, IL, call us today! Are you are planning to build a new home or addition that reflects the unique needs of your family? Count on Archamerica to provide a custom home design that maximizes the beauty and functionality of your new or existing home. Our architects in Gurnee, IL,...
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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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Chicago architectural photography with national recognition. Serving Chicago, northern Illinois, Wisconsin and western Michigan. Larry Fields Photography is focused on keeping assignments stress free for our clients and will work with you to create images that portray your real estate in the best possible way. We will stunningly capture your Chicago or suburban property emphasizing it’s best...
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The Chicago Design Museum strengthens design culture and builds community by facilitating the exchange of knowledge through dynamic experiences. Games are a rich, dynamic medium that live in consoles and controllers as much as they do our own bodies, minds, and social relationships. The gaming industry is worth more than $100 billion and stretches far beyond what we typically see. Artists and...
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Whether the design you're interested in is simple or exceptionally challenging, we'll work with you every step of the way and take the time to address your questions and concerns. We take great pride in our craft, and with our great customer service and close attention to detail, you're sure to be pleased with what we have to offer. When the time comes to call upon a Chicago, IL, architect you...
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Architecture firm Myefski Architects offers services in Architectural Design for Commercial and Residential Architecture, Interior Design, and Urban Planning. Myefski Architects, a world renowned architecture firm based in Chicago, offers services that include Sustainable Design, Schematic Design for Commercial and Residential Architecture, Interior Design, and Urban Planning. As a...
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Award winning architecture firm in Chicago: Home Remodeling, Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling, New Home, You'll definitely want to check out our FREE... Located in the south 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 by paying attention to...
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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 in the TOP TEN tours & activities on TripAdvisor — not bad considering I don't have the marketing...
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Founded by architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urban design practice in Chicago and New York. As part of Reimagining the Civic Commons, an initiative to invest in public spaces in cities across the United States, Studio Gang developed a set of design strategies and techniques that any community can use toward reimagining their civic assets. Shaped by...
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The February Winter issue of Chicago Life Magazine (distributed with the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal) had a great article on Sustainable Homes. As an architect who loves to design sustainable homes, Foster was thrilled to be quoted extensively in the article. It’s a very good read: Chicago Life Magazine (see page 32). At Foster Dale Architects, we create architecture that...
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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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