Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Chicago Loop

Central business district of Chicago with the headquarters of many large companies. Here are located numerous monuments of architecture - some of the earliest...

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....

Aqua in Chicago

A beautiful skyscraper with unusual, "fluid" form created by the wave-like form of its balconies. It was constructed in 2009 and is 262 m...

Marina City

A complex of buildings which is dominated by two round towers - 179 m tall apartment buildings, each with 65 floors. Constructed in 1968....

Carbide & Carbon Building

A historical skyscraper - 153 m tall, dark colored building in Art Deco style. It was built in 1929. The building has 37 floors...

Manhattan Building in Chicago

The oldest existing skyscraper where has been used the skeletal support system. This 16 floors tall building was constructed in 1891 and was a...

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church

A beautiful church in the so called "Polish Cathedral" style - a localised variation of Neo-Renaissance style. This ornate building was constructed in 1881. Location,...

St. Mary of the Angels in Chicago

Large, ornate building in the Polish Cathedral style. The church was constructed in 1914-1920 in Neo-Renaissance style, inspired by St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Location,...

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...

Winslow House

A family house - the first independent design by then young Frank Lloyd Wright. The house was built in 1894 and Wright himself considered...