Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Baháʼí House of Worship in Wilmette

Gorgeous structure - the oldest of the existing Baháʼí temples. The enormous, round, white temple was built in 1912 - 1953. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.07445 N...

Landmarks of Illinois

Most interesting landmarks of Illinois Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Illinois. Natural landmarks Cave-In-Rock - Hardin County. Enormous, shallow cave...

Pomona Natural Bridge

A beautiful, impressive natural bridge which has formed in sandstone rock. It is 27.4 m wide and only 2.4 m wide. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.64882 N...

Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet

Gorgeous movie theatre building in Neo-Baroque style, built in 1926. Now it is used for musicals and standup comedies. The theatre is considered to...

Illinois State Capitol

One of the most prominent state capital buildings in the United States. This ornate house was constructed in 1868 and is 110 m tall...

Coronado Theatre

A beautiful, very ornate theatre which was built in 1927 and designed by Frederic J. Klein. This unusually splendid building is a pride of...

Old Cahokia Courthouse

The oldest existing European structure in Illinois. This wooden building was constructed by the French-Canadians and has served as a courthouse and also -...

Fort de Chartres

Partly reconstructed historical fortress. Initially, it was built by the French in 1720 on the bank of the Mississippi River. Fort served as the...

Starved Rock

Prominent cliff at Illinois River which rises some 30 m tall. Around the Starved Rock, in the small side valleys of Illinois River have...

Piney Creek Site

The richest petroglyph site in Illinois - a sandstone outcropping with some 150 petroglyphs. These signs were created sometimes between 450 and 1550 AD....