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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHotel Windermere East - Chicago, Illinois

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With 200 apartments and 482 hotel guest rooms, Hotel Windermere East was one of the largest apartment-hotels built on the South Side. The 12-story Beaux Arts building, designed by architects Rapp and Rapp, was erected in 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 4/6/2012

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPoinsetta Apartments - Chicago, Illinois

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Leon F. Urbain designed the narrow, 12-story Beaux Arts skyscraper housing the Poinsettia Apartments in 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesU-505 (IX C U-Boat) - Chicago, Illinois

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German U-boat captured by the United States Navy during World War II at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 10/23/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFlamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments- Chicago, Illinois

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Overlooking Lake Michigan to the east, and the building’s own free from swimming pool to the north, the tall and slender Beaux Arts Flamingo was erected in 1927.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 2/21/2010

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPromontory Apartments - Chicago, IL

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Promontory Apartments is the first highrise design of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ever built, and the first International Style residential highrise in the U.S. It was completed in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2010

last visited: 4/6/2012

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesShoreland Hotel

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A residential hotel on Chicago's South Side, currently a dormitory, and soon to be condominiums.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/13/2006

last visited: 6/9/2010

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesUniversity Apartments - Chicago, IL

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These twin apartment buildings by Award-winning architect I.M. Pei show the influence of International Style architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/10/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHotel del Prado - Chicago, Illinois

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The Hotel del Prado, erected in 1918, shows a transition from Beaux Arts to early Art Deco with terra cotta Native American head dresses decorating the top of the 10-story building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 2/21/2010

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesEast Park Towers - Chicago, Illinois

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Rising 10 stories above Burnham Park and Lake Michigan, the East Park Towers contains 135 apartments. William P. Doerr, the architect, used a curving ‘U’ shape to accommodate the building on its pie-shaped lot in 1923.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLillie, Frank R., House - Chicago IL

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Former home to American embryologist Frank R Lillie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/16/2014

last visited: 12/13/2017

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Thomas Church and Convent - Chicago, IL

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Ornate terra-cotta entryway depicting Christ on the cross, three angels, and Noah during and after the flood, lead into this church designed by Barry Byrne, with help by sculptor Alfonso Iannelli.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2010

last visited: 12/8/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCompton, Arthur H., House - Chicago, IL

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This brick house in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago was once home to physicist Arthur Compton,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/19/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMillikan, Robert A., House - Chicago, Illinois

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Former home of Physics Nobel Laureate Robert A. Millikan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 6/16/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

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The 1929 Beaux-Arts Chicago Beach Hotel, one of the last apartment-hotels erected in Hyde Park before construction was halted by the Depression, was designed by architect Warnes M. Pearson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/18/2007

last visited: 6/9/2010

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRobie, Frederick C., House - Chicago, IL

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/15/2007

last visited: 6/16/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesThe Narragansett - Chicago, Illinois

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The 22-story Narragansett was designed by the firm of Leichenko and Esser in 1930, and erected at a cost of $1.5 million. Architect Charles Morgan designed the Art Deco detail gracing the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHeller, Isadore H., House - Chicago IL [Duplicate]

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Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, representing his quest for geometric architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHeller, Isadore H., House - Chicago, IL

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A significant turning point in the work of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this design helped introduce a new aesthetic that was to culminate in the now-famous Prairie School style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 11/30/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSite of First Self-Sustaining Nuclear Reaction

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The site of the first man-made, self-sustaining nuclear reaction, on the campus of the University of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/21/2006

last visited: 4/11/2020

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRoom 405, George Herbert Jones Laboratory, The University of Chicago

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Why is this broom closet on the National Register? Read on to find out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/6/2007

last visited: 8/20/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesTaft, Lorado, Midway Studios - Chicago, IL

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The Lorado Taft Midway Studios consist of a converted and relocated barn that became the art studio of one of the early 20th century's most important sculptors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/28/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesEbenezer Missionary Baptist Church - Chicago, IL

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This church in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago is considered by many to be the birthplace of Gospel music.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSchulze Baking Company Plant - Chicago, IL

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Factory building originally built for the Schulze Baking Company, once Chicago's largest, it is now the home of the Butternut Bread Company

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2010

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSouth Shore Country Club - Chicago, IL

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The South Shore Country Club was founded in 1905 as a suburban counterpart to the urban clubs of Chicago, such as the Athletic Club. The original building was designed by architects Marshall and Fox in a Mediterranean Revival style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2013

last visited: never

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

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The Rosenwald Apartment Building (aka Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments) was built in 1929 by philanthropist Julius Rosenwald (executive with retail giant Sears, Roebuck) to meet the needs for adequate housing for working-class African-Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/6/2010

last visited: never

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