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Image for Unity Temple by Frank Lloyd Wright - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Great Buildings of the WorldUnity Temple by Frank Lloyd Wright - Oak Park, IL

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Unity Temple was one of Wright's favorite commissions, and was innovative both in its revolutionary style of design and use of materials.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 6/1/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldSears Tower - Chicago, IL

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The Sears Tower located in Chicago, IL is the tallest building in the United States (at the current time - Chicago Spire is currently under construction).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldMonadnock Building - Chicago, IL

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The Monadnock Building, the last building designed by John Root, was built in 1891 and is the tallest solid brick masonry building in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 10/24/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldCrown Hall - Chicago, Illinois

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Recognized by many as one of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's most significant works is located at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 10/17/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldJohn Hancock Center (Chicago, Illinois)

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Known locally as "Big John", black tower of the John Hancock Center building with its distinctive X-bracing is one of the most beautiful US skyscrapers and one of Chicago's main architectural landmarks...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 7/15/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldLake Point Tower (Chicago, Illinois)

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The Lake Point Tower, black unusually shaped 197 m tall skyscraper, is located on the peninsula which leads into Navy Pier, one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations. This building is one of architectural dominants of the city's skyline...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldRobie House by Frank Lloyd Wright - Chicago, IL

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The Robie House is considered by many to be the penultimate prairie-style house by Frank Lloyd Wright. Tours are offered and it can be found on the University of Chicago campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 9/6/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldJohnson Wax Building - Racine WI

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Headquarters for the Johnson Wax company completed in 1939. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the headquarters with the famous mushroom support columns. It is Wright's interpretation of the Art Moderne style popular in the 1930's

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldWingspread - Wind Point WI

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Also known as the Herbert F Johnson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939 for the CEO of the Johnson Wax Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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