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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesJewelers' Building - Chicago, IL

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35 East Wacker Drive was originally known as the Jewelers' Building and a well known design feature was the 22 floor car lift that allowed jewelers to enter the building and ride up to their office without exiting the car.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 9/20/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBalaban and Katz Chicago Theatre - Chicago, Illinois

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The Chicago Theatre was the first large, lavish movie palace in America and was the prototype for all others. This beautiful movie palace was constructed for $4 million and was the flagship of the Balaban and Katz theatre chain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 5/20/2018

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMichigan-Wacker Historic District - Chicago, IL

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A major focal point of Chicago - the environs where the Chicago River, Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive meet. Location of the earliest area inhabitants, including duSable, Kinzie and Fort Dearborn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2008

last visited: 8/11/2014

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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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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRookery Building - Chicago, Illinois

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The Rookery, designed by Burnham and Root in 1885, is considered the first tall office building to solve the problem of the layout of large numbers of offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2007

last visited: 10/22/2009

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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 PlacesDu Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite - Chicago, IL

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Site of the first home/settlement in in Chicago. Only a plaque remains at the site which is now the Equitable Building Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2006

last visited: 8/6/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesReid Murdoch Building - Chicago, Illinois

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This massive, 400,000-square foot building, erected in 1914 as the central food processing plant for Reid, Murdoch & Co., represents early commercial establishments that once lined the Chicago River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 11/22/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Public Library, Central Building - Chicago, IL

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Designed by the Boston firm of Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge as the first home of the Chicago Public Library, now the Chicago Cultural Center was completed in 1897. It was designated a Chicago Landmark by the City Council on November 15, 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2008

last visited: 5/10/2019

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCook County Criminal Court Building - Chicago, IL

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A Richardsonian Romanesque-style building on the Near North Side of Chicago. The structure housed the Cook County Criminal Courts for 35 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/4/2009

last visited: 8/6/2014

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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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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 12/20/2019

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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 PlacesTree Studio Building and Annexes

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This 1894 building was built to attract European artists to Chicago in the years following the 1893 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/20/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOne North LaSalle Building - Chicago, IL

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Standing squarely in Chicago’s financial district helping to define that famous business corridor, this is a no-nonsense building designed to create profit for its owners, provide its tenants with functional space and impress the public at large.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: 3/22/2013

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

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The Marquette Building, completed in 1895, is a Chicago, Illinois landmark that was built by the George A. Fuller Company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 10/14/2015

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArt Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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The AIC can be found in Grant Park near the shores of Lake Michigan. It was originally built in 1893 as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building for the 1893 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: 4/29/2020

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOrchestra Hall - Chicago, IL

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Completed in 1904, Orchestra Hall is home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRothschild, A. M., & Company Store - Chicago, IL

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An example of Chicago School architecture, this building was originally home to the A.M. Rothschild & Company department store and is now home to the downtown campus of DePaul University.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/29/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMonadnock Block - Chicago, Illinois

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The Monadnock Building, the last building designed by John Root, was built in 1892 and is the tallest solid brick masonry building in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 10/24/2017

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRailway Exchange Building - Chicago, IL

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A beautiful white terra cotta sky scraper designed by one of Chicago's most renowned architects.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/16/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHoly Name Cathedral - Chicago,IL

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The cathedral of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/31/2008

last visited: 12/6/2015

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

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This Art Deco skyscraper in downtown Chicago has been converted into residential use.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Club - Chicago, IL

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Designed by architects Alfred Hoyt Granger and John Carlisle Bollenbacher and built in 1929, the Chicago Club is the home of one of the city's oldest private social clubs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Board of Trade Building - Chicago, IL

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Since 1930 the Chicago Board of Trade has been housed in this 605 foot building by Holabird and Root. The building is designed in the art deco style and is the tallest art deco building in the world outside of New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 5/10/2019

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