Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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...

St John Cantius Church

The history of Chicago is also a history of the great immigration of diverse European nations to America. One of these nations - Polish...

Walter Gale House

A private house of Walter H. Gale, a comparatively modest but charming family house. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and constructed in...

BP Pedestrian Bridge

A pedestrian footbridge over a busy inner-city highway. The bridge was built in 2004 and designed by Frank Gehry. Bridge has unusual, snake-like planning....

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...

Farnsworth House

A small house for weekend retreats in minimalist International Style. The house was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and built in 1945-1951....

Gateway Geyser

An enormous fountain that shoots up to 192 m tall. It forms an ensemble with the Gateway Arch across the Mississippi River, in St....

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...

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....

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...