Architectural Sites in Chicago

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Architectural Sites in Chicago

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Name Category Location
 
150 North Michigan Avenue
Some wags have pointed out that this building,...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
190 South LaSalle Street
This 40-story postmodern office building,...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
224 South Michigan Avenue
This structure, designed in 1904 by Daniel...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
311 South Wacker Drive
The first of three towers intended for the site,...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
333 West Wacker Drive
This green-glazed beauty doesn't follow the...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
860–880 N. Lake Shore Drive
These twin apartment towers overlooking Lake...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Aon Center
With the open space of Millennium Park at its...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Auditorium Theatre
Hunkered down across from Grant Park, this...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites South Loop
 
Bank of America Theatre
On Monroe, near State Street, the ornate Bank of...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Bloomingdale's (Medinah Temple)
Built in 1912 for the Shriners, the former...
Architectural Sites River North
 
Carbide and Carbon Building (Hard Rock Hotel)
Designed in 1929 by Daniel and Hubert Burnham,...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Charnley-Persky House Museum
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright with his mentor...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Chase Tower
This building's graceful swoop—a novelty...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Chicago Cultural Center
Built in 1897 as the city's original public...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Dearborn Station
Chicago's oldest standing passenger train...
Architectural Sites South Loop
 
Fine Arts Building
This creaky building was constructed in 1895 to...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Flatiron Arts Building
Opposite the Northwest Tower across the busy...
Architectural Sites Wicker Park
 
Franklin Building
Built in 1888 as the home of Franklin Company,...
Architectural Sites South Loop
 
Historic Water Tower
This famous Michigan Avenue structure,...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Hyatt Center
At 48 stories, the headquarters of this hotel and...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Inland Steel Building
A runt compared to today's tall buildings, this...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
John Hancock Observatory
Designed by the same team (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Marina City
Likened to everything from corncobs to the...
Architectural Sites River North
 
Marquette Building
Like a slipcover over a sofa, the clean,...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Monadnock Building
Built in two segments a few years apart, the...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
National Veterans Art Museum
This museum is now in Irving Park, sorthwest of...
Architectural Sites Far North and Far Northwest Sides
 
NBC Tower
This 1989 limestone-and-granite edifice by...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Nine Dragon Wall
One of three replicas outside China, the wall is...
Architectural Sites Chinatown
 
North Avenue Baths Building
The beautiful facade is a clue to the building's...
Architectural Sites Wicker Park
 
Northwest Tower Building
This striking triangular 12-story Art Deco office...
Architectural Sites Wicker Park
 
Pontiac Building
An early Chicago School skyscraper—note its...
Architectural Sites South Loop
 
The Promontory
The tan brick building, designed by Mies van der...
Architectural Sites Hyde Park
 
Prudential Plaza
There are two architecturally notable...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Richard J. Daley Center
Named for late mayor Richard J. Daley, this...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
The Rookery
This 11-story structure, with its eclectically...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
South Shore Cultural Center
Listed on the National Register of Historic...
Architectural Sites Hyde Park
 
Symphony Center
Now home to the acclaimed Chicago Symphony...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Tribune Tower
To create a home for his newspaper, Chicago...
Architectural Sites Near North
 
Trump International Hotel & Tower
The Chicago Sun-Times Building was torn down to...
Architectural Sites River North
 
Willis Tower
At 110 stories and 1,730 feet tall, the former...
Architectural Sites The Loop
 
Wrigley Building
The gleaming white landmark headquarters of the...
Architectural Sites Near North

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