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Sullivanesque, or Lost on Ontario Street

One evening I walked down Ontario Street in Chicago looking at the buildings around me. Some seemed to belong to an earlier generation of skyscrapers. The one in the featured photo seemed to be special. 175 more words


Foggy Nights in the Loop

It is interesting to walk through the Loop area of Chicago with its lovely skyscrapers. If I remember correctly, it was in Chicago that the first skyscapers were built in the late 19th century. 142 more words


The West Ward Schoolhouse

by Nancy Bertrand

(excerpted from Wakefield: 350 Years by the Lake, copyright 1994 by Wakefield 350 and updated.)

In 2017, the West Ward School will celebrate its 170th anniversary. 4,338 more words

History Of Wakefield, MA

Progenitor of Towers: William Le Baron Jenney and the Skyscraper

The skyline Jenney made possible: Chicago Skyline at Sunrise, by Daniel Schwen. 18 April 2009

Chicago is a city of (architectural) firsts, a city where architecture is a… 2,815 more words

Item 7. Louis Sullivan Stencil Tote

This tote bag features a design adapted from a Louis Sullivan stencil that ornamented the Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room.  Nylon and polyester with magnetic closure and interior zip pocket.  52 more words

Chicago Items

Rybczynski on concert halls

I have not spared the architecture critic Witold Rybczynski my critique of his dithering on the greatest architectural questions of our time, but his latest piece, “ 475 more words