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MILWAUKEE AVENUE - Footnotes to Chicago History / Cook County ...

MILWAUKEE AVENUE - Footnotes to Chicago History / Cook County, Illinois

MILWAULKEE AVENUE Historical Notes on Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

Wright Heerema Architects

Wright Heerema Architects is a Chicago-based architecture and interior design firm. Their offices are located on the second floor of the historic Marquette Building with unique views of the Federal Plaza. The space features an open floor plan to foster collaboration among employees and interaction with clients. Recent projects include new headquarters for Vyaire in Mettawa, IL, Gould & Ratner’s Chicago office and numerous building repositioning projects including 200 W. Jackson, 123 N…

In Chicago, vernacular architecture is the built language of our neighborhoods.
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Understanding Chicago’s vernacular architecture

In Chicago, vernacular architecture is the built language of our neighborhoods

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

Yale Building

The Yale is one of Chicago's best-kept secrets. This seven-story Richardsonian-Romanesque building originally offered luxury apartments for visitors to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Like the similar Brewster Building in Lincoln Park, the Yale has a beautiful skylit atrium ringed with walkways that resemble the balconies of the New Orleans French Quarter. Bright yellow walls, trickling fountains and a verdant profusion of hanging vines transport residents and guests away from the…

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

The Rookery

This icon of Chicago's financial district is an indisputable architectural masterpiece. Designed by Burnham and Root and completed in 1888, its stunning skylit lobby was renovated by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905. It has been meticulously updated and maintained since that date. Today, the Rookery is one of the most-recognized buildings in all of Chicago. It was designated a Chicago Landmark in 1972 after being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

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Schurz High School

Carl Schurz High School, designed by Dwight Perkins in the Chicago and Prairie schools of architecture, was completed in 1910. It is located at 3601 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

The Rookery

This icon of Chicago's financial district is an indisputable architectural masterpiece. Designed by Burnham and Root and completed in 1888, its stunning skylit lobby was renovated by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905. It has been meticulously updated and maintained since that date. Today, the Rookery is one of the most-recognized buildings in all of Chicago. It was designated a Chicago Landmark in 1972 after being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

Yale Building

The Yale is one of Chicago's best-kept secrets. This seven-story Richardsonian-Romanesque building originally offered luxury apartments for visitors to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Like the similar Brewster Building in Lincoln Park, the Yale has a beautiful skylit atrium ringed with walkways that resemble the balconies of the New Orleans French Quarter. Bright yellow walls, trickling fountains and a verdant profusion of hanging vines transport residents and guests away from the…

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture…

Yale Building

The Yale is one of Chicago's best-kept secrets. This seven-story Richardsonian-Romanesque building originally offered luxury apartments for visitors to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Like the similar Brewster Building in Lincoln Park, the Yale has a beautiful skylit atrium ringed with walkways that resemble the balconies of the New Orleans French Quarter. Bright yellow walls, trickling fountains and a verdant profusion of hanging vines transport residents and guests away from the…