Architecture

The Free Architecture Guide of Chicago

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Chicago’s architecture
is simply amazing, from high rise skyscrapers to small scale buildings. If you love photography you’ll find amazing spots to capture its magnificent skyline too. Anything interesting in terms of art, architecture and photography is here. If you find any mistakes, or have any suggestions please let me know. My intention is to keep it useful. Hope you enjoy!

Note: If you’re traveling more than 4 days then it’s worth visiting the Farnsworth House!

Download pdf here: Architecture Guide of Chicago 2014

Download map here:  The Free Architecture Guide of Chicago 2014


32 thoughts on “The Free Architecture Guide of Chicago

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  4. Great information. There is always something to do in this city and a good deal of it is free. A couple of things you may wish to consider the next time you do an update. White Sox Stadium is really called U.S. Cellular Field. The bridges over the Chicago River have a very unique history and people are able to go into the bridge towers. Some of them are double decker, for example Michigan Ave. or the Wells Street which has the “L” train tracks above. Thanks for stopping by and the like of my post “Iris Breaking Out”.

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  5. That’s an excellent list. One minor correction: the Cubs play in Wrigley Field. One addition I would suggest is the Auditorium Building. It was designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Suillivan, and is a great place to see a performance.

    If you go to Chicago, and you’re interested in architecture, the Chicago Architecture Foundation offers some fantastic tours (the river tours, especially).

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  24. Really a great blog. I’ve been three times in Chicago and I’ll come there on this saturday for a week. I’m an architect and I was looking for some buildings to visit that I haven’t seen yet, and I found your beatiful and detailed work, with many new buildings and places to see. Thank you so much!

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    • Hello Roberto, I’m so jealous you’ll be in Chicago soon. I lived there for a couple of years and it was amazing. My apologies because the map is not updated and it doesn’t include images as other maps such as Tokyo includes. Don’t miss the Poetry Foundation, such a quiet and peacefully beautiful place🙂

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