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Town ClocksMarshall Field's Clock - State & Washington, Chicago, IL

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The Great Clock was installed on Marshall Field’s State Street Store on November 26, 1897. Marshall Field envisioned this as a beacon that could be seen for miles and attract crowds to his store which he saw as a meeting place.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2008

last visited: 8/7/2014

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

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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 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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Ghost SignsBoston Store - Chicago, IL

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Look south and up to see the old "Boston Store" sign painted high atop their former store building in downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/23/2010

last visited: never

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Compass RosesState Street Renovation Compass Rose - Chicago, IL

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On the NW corner of State & Madison, commemorating the renovation of State Street (that great street!), Mayor Richard M. Daley, 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Art Deco - Art NouveauCommonwealth Edison Power Substation - Chicago, IL

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Cool deco sculpture into face of 1931 Commonwealth Edison power substation, in downtown Chicago's infamous "Block 37".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Relief Art SculpturesSpirit of Electricity - Chicago, IL

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Cool deco relief into face of 1931 Commonwealth Edison power substation, in downtown Chicago's infamous "Block 37". Male figure standing with legs apart, arms raised and in each hand grasping a lightning bolt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 3/20/2015

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesSpirit of Electricity - Chicago, IL

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Cool deco sculpture into face of 1931 Commonwealth Edison power substation, in downtown Chicago's infamous "Block 37". Male figure standing with legs apart, arms raised and in each hand grasping a lightning bolt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/22/2009

last visited: 4/19/2017

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Historic Transformer Sub-Stations BuildingsSpirit of Electricity - Chicago, IL

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Cool art deco relief sculpture into face of 1931 Commonwealth Edison power substation, in downtown Chicago's infamous "Block 37". Male figure standing with legs apart, arms raised and in each hand grasping a lightning bolt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/31/2015

last visited: 4/19/2017

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Rotary International MarkersRotary Club of Chicago Organized plaque- Chicago, IL

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Plaque in sidewalk on east side of 100 block of N. Dearborn Street commemorating the centennial of the Rotary Club and its first location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2010

last visited: 8/7/2014

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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.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsMajestic Building Vaudeville ghost sign - Chicago, IL

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Barely visible, high atop the former Majestic Building, visible from State & Madison. Look SW and up from the posted coordinates,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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

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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 PlacesNew Masonic Building and Oriental Theater - Chicago, IL

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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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Famous FiresIroquois Theater Fire 1903 - Chicago, IL

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A fire in Chicago's Iroquois Theater (now the site of the rebuilt Oriental Theater) on December 30, 1903 resulted in the deaths of 571 persons. Hundreds were injured and another thirty would die from their injuries in the following weeks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2009

last visited: 9/14/2013

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Eternal FlamesEternal Flame - Daley Plaza - Chicago, IL

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The flame is in honor of U.S. service men and women.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/19/2009

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Subway RestaurantsSubway in the South Loop Chicago, IL

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Subway on the South Loop of Chicago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member N9YBK

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 4/1/2011

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Town ClocksTIME for Popcorn

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Located at 26 West Randolph Street, right next door to the rebuilt Oriental Theater which burned in the Chicago Fire. Nowadays this building is home to world-famous Garrett Popcorn.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member honeychile

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 4/20/2013

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SkyscrapersPittsfield Building - Chicago, Illinois

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The Pittsfield Building, is a 38-story skyscraper located at 55 E. Washington Street in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, USA, that was the city's tallest building at the time of its completion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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McDonald's RestaurantsMcDonalds - South Loop Chicago, IL

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South Loop of Chicago McD

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location: Illinois

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 4/4/2011

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SkyscrapersOne South Dearborn - Chicago, Illinois

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One South Dearborn is a 571 ft (174m) tall skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. It was constructed from 2003 to 2005 and has 39 floors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 4/20/2013

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LEED BuildingsOne South Dearborn - Chicago, Illinois

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One South Dearborn is a 40-story, 820,000 sf office tower that has earned LEED® for Core and Shell Silver certification.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 4/20/2013

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesUntitled (aka The Picasso) - Chicago, IL

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Abstracted head of a woman made of plates and rods of steel meant to acquire its permanent patina through a rusting process that changes its color from grey to deep brown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: 7/15/2017

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SkyscrapersThe Heritage at Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois

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The Heritage at Millennium Park located at 130 N. Garland Court is a relatively new mixed use tower in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsDaley Plaza's Picasso Sculpture - Chicago, Illinois

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This piece created a stir when it was erected as Chicagoans doubted its merit. Located in the Richard J. Daley Plaza. Depending on where you stand it is mounted with the head of a woman or of a hound dog.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2007

last visited: 11/22/2015

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