The Rookery Building | Travel | Vacation Ideas | Road Trip | Places to Visit | Chicago | IL | Business | Scenic Point | Historic Site | Art Gallery | Other Historical | Architectural Site

The Rookery Building | Travel | Vacation Ideas | Road Trip | Places to Visit | Chicago | IL | Business | Scenic Point | Historic Site | Art Gallery | Other Historical | Architectural Site

Rookery Building / 209 South LaSalle Street Chicago, IL / 1905 / Frank Lloyd Wright --  In 1885, City Hall moved from here to a new site, and wealthy Boston brothers Peter and Shepherd Brooks leased a city-owned lot on the southeast corner of Adams and LaSalle Streets. With Chicagoan Owen Aldis, they formed the Central Safety Deposit Company and hired architects Burnham & Root to design a prestigious office building.

Rookery Building / 209 South LaSalle Street Chicago, IL / 1905 / Frank Lloyd Wright -- In 1885, City Hall moved from here to a new site, and wealthy Boston brothers Peter and Shepherd Brooks leased a city-owned lot on the southeast corner of Adams and LaSalle Streets. With Chicagoan Owen Aldis, they formed the Central Safety Deposit Company and hired architects Burnham & Root to design a prestigious office building.

"Il Duomo: Daring Design is a short animation by Fernando Baptista. It serves as a brief introduction to the marvel of architecture, engineering and design that is Filippo Brunelleschi’s dome for the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence."

"Il Duomo: Daring Design is a short animation by Fernando Baptista. It serves as a brief introduction to the marvel of architecture, engineering and design that is Filippo Brunelleschi’s dome for the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence."

The Rookery Central court with skylight, Chicago #Architecture #wright

The Rookery Central court with skylight, Chicago #Architecture #wright

The Rookery Building  Staircase in the Rookery (1886), a Chicago building designed by Daniel H. Burnham and John Wellborn Root. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Rookery Building Staircase in the Rookery (1886), a Chicago building designed by Daniel H. Burnham and John Wellborn Root. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

As one of the most historically significant buildings in Chicago, The Rookery is a unique enclave for businesses that value a prestigious presence. An icon in the center of Chicago's downtown Financial District, The Rookery seamlessly combines the flair of an era gone by with state-of-the-art building systems and technology. Designated a Chicago Landmark in 1972 after being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, The Rookery is considered an architectural masterpiece.

As one of the most historically significant buildings in Chicago, The Rookery is a unique enclave for businesses that value a prestigious presence. An icon in the center of Chicago's downtown Financial District, The Rookery seamlessly combines the flair of an era gone by with state-of-the-art building systems and technology. Designated a Chicago Landmark in 1972 after being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, The Rookery is considered an architectural masterpiece.

Pavillion at Lincoln Park Zoo South Pond (Studio Gang Architects) #LincolnPark #Zoo #Chicago

18 Places That Prove Chicago Is America's Best Architectural City

Pavillion at Lincoln Park Zoo South Pond (Studio Gang Architects) #LincolnPark #Zoo #Chicago

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