Thursday, March 12, 2020

Portland Building

The world's first major building in Post-Modern style, constructed in 1982. This 15 floors high public office building has caused much controversy due to...

Elsinore Theatre

This theatre was constructed in a mix of Art Deco and Neo-Gothic styles in 1926. After a lengthy attempts to save the theater it...

Oregon State Capitol

The central administrative building of the state of Oregon. This is an unusual Art Deco structure which was constructed in 1936-1937. The dome rises...

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 -...

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...