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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesColumbus Park - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Located 7 miles from downtown Chicago is beautiful Columbus Park, a landscape of wildflowers, waterfalls, stepping-stone paths, and a prairie river - all the masterpiece of landscape architect Jens Jensen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 9/23/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMunicipal Pier - Chicago, Illinois

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Navy Pier was built in 1916 as part of Daniel Burnham and associates "Plan of Chicago". Over the years it has seen many uses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/29/2007

last visited: 7/29/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDu Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Site of the first home/settlement in in Chicago. Only a plaque remains at the site which is now the Equitable Building Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2006

last visited: 8/6/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesReid Murdoch Building - Chicago, Illinois

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This massive, 400,000-square foot building, erected in 1914 as the central food processing plant for Reid, Murdoch & Co., represents early commercial establishments that once lined the Chicago River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 11/22/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMichigan-Wacker Historic District - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

A major focal point of Chicago - the environs where the Chicago River, Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive meet. Location of the earliest area inhabitants, including duSable, Kinzie and Fort Dearborn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2008

last visited: 8/11/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLittle Sable Point Light Station, near Mears, Michigan

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

A lighthouse built in 1874 that still operates on the shore of Lake Michigan near Mears, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KG1960

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/9/2006

last visited: 8/5/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRookery Building - Chicago, Illinois

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Rookery, designed by Burnham and Root in 1885, is considered the first tall office building to solve the problem of the layout of large numbers of offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2007

last visited: 10/22/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesTinker Swiss Cottage - Rockford, Illinois

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Swiss styled home now museum in Rockford, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesJewelers' Building - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

35 East Wacker Drive was originally known as the Jewelers' Building and a well known design feature was the 22 floor car lift that allowed jewelers to enter the building and ride up to their office without exiting the car.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 9/20/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHaymarket Martyrs' Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, IL

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A tall granite shaft and two bronze figures - a woman representing Justice holding a crown of laurels over the head of a fallen worker dressed in overalls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGraham-Ginestra House - Rockford, Illinois

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Historic stone house in south Rockford, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBalaban and Katz Chicago Theatre - Chicago, Illinois

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The Chicago Theatre was the first large, lavish movie palace in America and was the prototype for all others. This beautiful movie palace was constructed for $4 million and was the flagship of the Balaban and Katz theatre chain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 5/20/2018

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesNew Masonic Building and Oriental Theater - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

As one of the first motion picture palaces whose décor was inspired by the Far East, Chicago's Oriental Theatre opened to much fanfare on May 8, 1926. It replaced the Iroquois Theater which was the scene of a tragic fire in 1903-see my waymark WM6GZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2009

last visited: 1/2/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMarshall Field Company Store - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Designed by D.H. Burnham and Company. The north building was completed in 1902, and the south building, also twelve stories, was erected five years later. The famous clocks decorate the State Street corners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: 8/7/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Public Library, Central Building - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Designed by the Boston firm of Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge as the first home of the Chicago Public Library, now the Chicago Cultural Center was completed in 1897. It was designated a Chicago Landmark by the City Council on November 15, 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2008

last visited: 5/10/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesReliance Building - Chicago, IL

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The Reliance Building is the first skyscraper to have large plate glass windows make up the majority of its surface area, foreshadowing a feature of skyscrapers that would become dominant in the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/6/2009

last visited: 1/2/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOne North LaSalle Building - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Standing squarely in Chicago’s financial district helping to define that famous business corridor, this is a no-nonsense building designed to create profit for its owners, provide its tenants with functional space and impress the public at large.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: 3/22/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Savings Bank Building (aka Chicago Building) - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

An excellent and very visible example of the internationally recognized architectural style known as the Chicago School, featuring large "Chicago windows," metal-frame construction, distinctive bays, and terra cotta cladding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 4/20/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCarson, Pirie, Scott and Company - Chicago, IL

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The Carson Pirie Scott name is strongly associated with the historic Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building designed by Louis Sullivan, built in 1899 for the retail firm Schlesinger & Mayer, and expanded and sold to Carson Pirie Scott in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesTurner Town Hall - West Chicago, Illinois

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Historic town hall located in West Chicago, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/8/2006

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church - Chicago, IL

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St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2008

last visited: 5/8/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMarquette Building - Chicago, IL

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The Marquette Building, completed in 1895, is a Chicago, Illinois landmark that was built by the George A. Fuller Company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 10/14/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLou Mitchell's Restaurant - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Located near the start of Route 66 and frequented by many people on the start of their journey, earning it the nickname "the first stop on the Mother Road." See also waymark WM3C99 in Rt 66 category.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2008

last visited: 3/8/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCook County Hospital Administration Building - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Nationally significant for its association with the history of medicine, public health and its importance to immigrants, minority populations and the poor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 1/13/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArt Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The AIC can be found in Grant Park near the shores of Lake Michigan. It was originally built in 1893 as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building for the 1893 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: 5/10/2019

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