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Image for Astor Towers Hotel (formerly) - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Beatlemania!Astor Towers Hotel (formerly) - Chicago, IL

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The press conference The Beatles held in a hotel room on the 27th floor of the Astor Towers Hotel in the Gold Coast on August 11, 1966 is considered by Beatles historians to mark the official end of Beatlemania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 8/8/2014

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesFour Terra Cotta Busts - Second City Theater Facade, Chicago, IL

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Busts of German artistic figures, constructed for the Schiller Theater (now demolished), and relocated to the facade of The Second City comedy club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 11/2/2012

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Lion StatuesChicago Water Tower Lions - Chicago, IL

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These lions are located inside the iconic Chicago Water Tower at 806 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 10/26/2014

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesCentennial Plaza and Fountain - Chicago, IL

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The Nicholas J. Melas Centennial Fountain was built in 1989 to celebrate the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's 100th year of service to the citizens of Cook County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/6/2010

last visited: never

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Etched in StoneWalt Disney - The Disney Store - Chicago, IL

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This Disney Store is located on Chicago's Miracle Mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 12/6/2015

Image for Disney Store Reliefs  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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Relief Art SculpturesDisney Store Reliefs - Chicago, IL

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This Disney Store is located on Chicago's Miracle Mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 12/6/2015

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesFloor Clock II - Chicago, IL

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A large clock set in a plaza. Metal arms (used to be, now no longer working) are in the center and red granite numbers form a circular clockface. Installed in 1989, the clock is approximately 4 ft. high x 72 ft. diameter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 4/15/2008

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Painted Barn QuiltsRose of Sharon - Old Mackinaw Trail - Reed City

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This Rose of Sharon quilt block was replicated from an antique quilt made by Wava Woods’ aunt. This Centennial Farm is located just off from Mackinaw Trail, Reed City, MI and owned by Dale and Wava Woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team_Watkins

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 3/29/2016

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Relief Art SculpturesChicago Rising from the Lake - Chicago, IL

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Milton Horn’s bronze bas-relief - a woman rising from a lake holding sheaves of grain and embracing a bull, with an eagle in front and plant forms in the background - is symbolic of the city of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/12/2010

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesChicago Rising from the Lake - Chicago, IL

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Milton Horn’s bronze bas-relief - a woman rising from a lake holding sheaves of grain and embracing a bull, with an eagle in front and plant forms in the background - is symbolic of the city of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2010

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesMurphy Memorial Building Doors - Chicago, IL

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A door with bronze panels, two decorative and six depicting historical medical figures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: never

Image for Chicago river from North Columbus Drive bridge (Chicago, Illinois)view gallery

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Scenic at NightChicago river from North Columbus Drive bridge (Chicago, Illinois)

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North Columbus Drive bridge offers nice night vista over Chicago river and its vicinity...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2010

last visited: never

Image for Lego Grandma - Lego Store - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Sit-by-me StatuesLego Grandma - Lego Store - Chicago, IL

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Sit By Me Lego Grandma located near Lego Store in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Grimlock

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/13/2008

last visited: 8/8/2014

Image for Atlas Relief - 520 N. Michigan Ave. Building, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Atlas StatuesAtlas Relief - 520 N. Michigan Ave. Building, Chicago, IL

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Atlas is one of the figural representations of Zodiac signs and Greek dieties incised in low relief on the facade of 520 N. Michigan Ave, the former McGraw Hill Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Zodiacal and Greek Diety Reliefs - 520 N. Michigan Bldg., Chicago, ILview gallery

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Relief Art SculpturesZodiacal and Greek Diety Reliefs - 520 N. Michigan Bldg., Chicago, IL

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Figural representations of the Zodiac signs and Greek dieties Diana, Helios and Atlas incised in low relief on facade of 520 N. Michigan Ave, the former McGraw Hill Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Zodiacal Reliefs - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesZodiacal Reliefs - Chicago, IL

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Figural representations of the Zodiac signs incised in low relief on facade of 520 N. Michigan Ave, the former McGraw Hill Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Intercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Contribution - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesIntercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Contribution - Chicago, IL

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Now called the Intercontinental Hotel, this relief on the south wall at the eighth floor level "depicts a stately procession of figures bringing together valuables before construction of a building."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/14/2009

last visited: 6/20/2011

Image for Intercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Wisdom - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesIntercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Wisdom - Chicago, IL

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Now called the Intercontinental Hotel, this relief on the west wall at the eighth floor level "depicts an architect making a model of the edifice."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/14/2009

last visited: 6/20/2011

Image for Intercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Consecration - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesIntercontinental (formerly Radisson Chicago) Hotel Reliefs: Consecration - Chicago, IL

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Now called the Intercontinental Hotel, this relief on the north wall at the eighth floor level depicts the consecration of the new building by the king.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/14/2009

last visited: 6/20/2011

Image for Intercontinental Hotel Reliefs - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Relief Art SculpturesIntercontinental Hotel Reliefs - Chicago, IL

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Three reliefs visible from Michigan Avenue on the facades at the eighth floor level, entitled Contribution (south wall), Wisdom (west wall) and Consecration (north wall).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 6/20/2011

Image for Nathan Hale statue - Tribune Tower - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Etched in StoneNathan Hale statue - Tribune Tower - Chicago, IL

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"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." - etched in bronze around the base of his statue in front of the building entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 12/6/2015

Image for Nathan Hale - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesNathan Hale - Chicago, IL

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A young Nathan Hale is depicted at the moment just before his execution. He stands erect with his hands tied behind his back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/24/2009

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Figurative Public SculptureMoose - Chicago, IL

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Metallic Moose

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member DaveGoliath

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2009

last visited: 6/27/2006

Image for American Gothic Statue - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Figurative Public SculptureAmerican Gothic Statue - Chicago, IL

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The American Gothic Statue

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member DaveGoliath

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2009

last visited: 11/9/2011

Image for Mosaic Obelisk  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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MosaicsMosaic Obelisk - Chicago, IL

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This obelisk is located beside the building at 444 Michigan Avenue. in Chicago, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2011

last visited: 6/20/2011

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