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Image for Fermilab's Wilson Hall - Batavia, ILview gallery

WW14.2 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsFermilab's Wilson Hall - Batavia, IL

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Named after Robert R. Wilson, the lab's first director, the central laboratory building of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory arches graceful skyward and abounds in odd shapes inside and out.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/2/2011

last visited: never

Image for Engineering Building Riverbank Laboratories - Geneva, Illinoisview gallery

WW18.3 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsEngineering Building Riverbank Laboratories - Geneva, Illinois

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Odd-shaped building constucted in a series stacked of 15-foot cubes.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2006

last visited: 7/18/2008

Image for Ruth Ford House - Aurora, ILview gallery

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsRuth Ford House - Aurora, IL

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Another unusual structure designed by Bruce Goff, who used salvaged parts to design this unique residence, and built by Don Tosi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: 10/2/2013

Image for UIC Skyspace - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE36.9 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsUIC Skyspace - Chicago, IL

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UIC Skyspace takes the form of a 26-foot-high by 43-foot-wide elliptical chamber designed for viewing the complex interplay of sky, light and atmosphere. Located in Earl L. Neal Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 5/21/2011

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsBachman House - Chicago, IL

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Architect Bruce Goff created a neighborhood sensation in 1948, when he remodeled a modest wood house (built in 1889) into the home and studio for recording engineer Myron Bachman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2009

last visited: never

Image for James R. Thompson Center - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsJames R. Thompson Center - Chicago, IL

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The James R. Thompson Center (JRTC) is located at 100 W. Randolph Street in the Loop, Chicago, Illinois and houses offices of the State of Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 3/22/2013

Image for Chase Tower (aka First National Bank Building) - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE38.5 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsChase Tower (aka First National Bank Building) - Chicago, IL

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This 60 story building sweeps from a 200-foot wide base to 95 feet at the top - a somewhat odd shape. Didn't stop a young Barack Obama from meeting his future wife Michelle in this building in 1989 when both worked for the law firm Sidley & Austin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: 11/22/2015

Image for Marina City aka The Corn Cobs - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsMarina City aka The Corn Cobs - Chicago, IL

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The twin towers of Marina City (also known as the corn cobs) were built in 1964 by Bertrand Goldberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 5/20/2018

Image for State Street Village - Chicago, Illinoisview gallery

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsState Street Village - Chicago, Illinois

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Shaped like a long rail car the State Street Village is the new student housing at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 10/17/2015

Image for Jay Pritzker Pavilion - Chicago, Illinoisview gallery

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsJay Pritzker Pavilion - Chicago, Illinois

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Designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry, the Pritzker Pavilion is as much a sculpture as it is a place for incredible concerts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 10/19/2016

Image for Aqua Tower - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE39.3 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsAqua Tower - Chicago, IL

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Aqua Tower is an 82-story mixed-use residential skyscraper, composed of irregularly shaped concrete floor slabs which lend the facade an undulating, sculptural quality.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 10/14/2018

Image for 20-Sided "Round" Barn - Manhattan, ILview gallery

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Odd-Shaped Buildings20-Sided "Round" Barn - Manhattan, IL

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Each of the 20 sides is 16 feet long giving this "round" barn a diameter of 100 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/9/2008

last visited: 11/11/2012

Image for Octagon-Shaped Barn - Paw Paw, ILview gallery

WW72.9 km

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsOctagon-Shaped Barn - Paw Paw, IL

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A huge, historic octagon barn in rural DeKalb County, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: 7/3/2014

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