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Open House Chicago This Weekend -- Our Amazing Architecture

Open House Chicago This Weekend -- Our Amazing Architecture
Chicagoans are unbelievably fortunate to live in a city with amazing architecture. We have the opportunity to observe and inhabit buildings that are unique and mold-breaking, historically significant, and often available to us to visit and investigate at our leisure.  But this weekend, we are invited to explore neighborhoods within Chicago’s borders as well as... Read more »

Chicago Is -- My Kind of Happiness

“Write about a guilty pleasure”– our “Blogapalooza” plot for the night.  I got a bit of a late start, and at the moment I read the assignment, “Chicago PD” started.  Chicago’s landmarks flitted over the TV screen.  And there was one of my guilty pleasures right before my eyes:  I reroute my rides downtown to... Read more »

Architectural Treasures in My Town

This time, it’s about ARCHITECTURE! And today I am reminding everyone that  this weekend is Open House Chicago presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.  Doors will be open this weekend to visit varieties of buildings  from famous mansions to theatres, churches and office buildings from 9 to 5 Saturday and Sunday.  The open tour will... Read more »
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Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago

Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago
Once again, here’s a fantastic reminder that we are in the midst of an architecturally LUSH environment. This coming weekend (Oct 15 & 16) the Chicago Architecture Foundation has set up buses and tickets to create your own FREE tours of our awesome City. In addition to their schedule and array of tours, this is... Read more »

Architecture: Chicago's Treasure

Architecture: Chicago's Treasure
Today is about ARCHITECTURE! Chicago is undoubtedly one of THE iconic cites of the world when it comes to architecture.  Along with our skyscrapers like Willis Tower, Trump Tower, Hancock Building, AON Building and the almost (but never)-built Spire, we are home to classic modern and brand-new buildings (commercial and residential) by architects Mies van... Read more »