Tag Archives: Architecture

Higher Learning: Bringing a Whole New Meaning to “Chicago School”

Chicago’s architecture has influenced American architecture more than any other. Many of our most notable buildings come from influences from the “Chicago School.”

The Chicago Pedway

The Chicago Pedway

Oh, the Chicago Pedway. What a perfectly unique quirk in this city full of surprises. This underground system of tunnels connects Chicago’s Loop, a fascinating and functional city below the city.

City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower

City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower

The City Gallery, located inside of Chicago’s historic Water Tower, is definitely worth checking out if you’re shopping along Michigan Avenue. Especially, if you’re in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of the crowded Gold Coast streets.

Harold Washington Library

The Harold Washington library is not only a library, but also a tourist attraction and architectural landmark.

The Chicago Theatre

Since the 1920s the theater has hosted great musicians, comedians, and entertainers including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Robin Williams, Prince, and many more.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses do not look like the hand-in-hand paper doll chains of repetition you find on suburban streets across America today.

The Wrigley Building

Since its construction, the Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue has been a Chicago architectural icon, adorned by two towers and large clock with faces pointing all directions.