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Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe glass dome for the G.A.R. Rotunda was crafted by Healy & Millet and exquisite in its own right. It was built as a meeting place for the members...Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe foyer just outside of the Preston Bradley Hall. The mosaics here were assembled in the Tiffany Studios in New York City before being...Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe mosaics surrounding the Tiffany dome were also designed by Tiffany, based on Renaissance scrollwork. The inlay appears to include gold, mother...Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe staircase leading to the Preston Bradley Hall is considered one of the grandest in the country. The dome at the top of the stairs is the...Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe Tiffany Dome. You will only see this much detail through a camera zoom lens or a pair of binoculars. This building opened in 1897 as Chicago’s...Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Cultural CenterChicago, IllinoisThe Tiffany Dome housed here is said to be the largest in the world. I took several shots over 3 days, laying on the floor and shooting through my...Willoughby tower, Chicago, IllinoisWilloughby towerChicago, IllinoisOne of the many buildings to look for on Michigan Street is the Willoughby Tower, build in 1929 on the site of Chicago's first hospital (Sisters of...Chicago Public Library: Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago, IllinoisChicago Public Library: Harold Washington Library CenterChicago, IllinoisThe Harold Washington Library Center, opened in 1991 and named after the city's first black mayor. Designed by Thomas Beeby in the NeoClassical...333 North Michigan, Chicago, Illinois333 North MichiganChicago, IllinoisDetail of one of the elevator doors in this building. Edward Miller designed this pair of elevator doors in 1928 for a commercial building...333 North Michigan, Chicago, Illinois333 North MichiganChicago, IllinoisChicago is chock full of famous architects. This one is not as famous as others... Edward Miller worked in a variety of art mediums and is most...Rookery Building, Chicago, IllinoisRookery BuildingChicago, IllinoisThe carved arch that serves as the entrance to this building. The Rookery was the first major project for Burnham & Root, and is considered the...Rookery Building, Chicago, IllinoisRookery BuildingChicago, IllinoisSome say the building was named for the nest of crows that inhabited its walls, another story says that the squawking crows were symbolic of the...Rookery Building, Chicago, IllinoisRookery BuildingChicago, IllinoisThe base of the stone arch that you walk through to enter the lobby. The Rookery was the first major project for Burnham & Root, and is considered...Rookery Building, Chicago, IllinoisRookery BuildingChicago, IllinoisA lot of research goes into deciding what year to use as the restoration set-point for buildings that have gone through several revisions. For the...Palmer House A Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IllinoisPalmer House A Hilton HotelChicago, IllinoisThe Palmer House capitalizes on the peacock motif made famous by its Peacock Doors, also called Peacock Gates, designed by Tiffany and cast in...Palmer House A Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IllinoisPalmer House A Hilton HotelChicago, IllinoisOne of three sets of Peacock Doors, designed by Louis C. Tiffany for the Peacock Jewelry store that set up shop here. The doors are cast in bronze...Palmer House A Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IllinoisPalmer House A Hilton HotelChicago, IllinoisLooking down onto the bar and lounge from the mezzanine, at the Palmer Hotel in Chicago. It was the first fireproof hotel after the original Palmer...Jewelers Building, Chicago, IllinoisJewelers BuildingChicago, IllinoisThe Jeweler's Building had an elevator (up to the 22nd floor) that would hold an automobile, which prevented diamond heists during the Capone era...Railway Exchange Building, Chicago, IllinoisRailway Exchange BuildingChicago, IllinoisThis is a zoom shot of the ceiling girders in this building. I was constantly amazed at how even the most industrial buildings had this level of...Gage Group Buildings, Chicago, IllinoisGage Group BuildingsChicago, IllinoisThe Gage Building was a trio of buildings built by the same architects in 1898, as a millinery factory for the three millinery firms - Gage, Keith...
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