ANGLO AMERICA-U S A/Illinois-Chicago-2

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From Treasure' A Quantum Book/1996 ,'Two & Half World Tour Guide'1993,

Oak Park & River Forest

 

Skyline
  
 Chicago



 The skyline of Chicago from the Field Museum.
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 May 2005.

 

Buckingham Fountain
  
 Chicago



Near the Lake Michigan. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 May 2005.

 

Lake Michigan
  
 Chicago

 

 At Field Museum & looking to Soldier Field & Runway from the John Hancock Building. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 May 2005.

 

Palace of Fine Arts/Field Museum of Natural History
  
 East Roosevelt Road, Chicago




 Architect by
Charles Atwood of Daniel H.Burnham & Root in 1893 of Academic Classicism (1885-1920). Columbian Exposition, now Museum of Science and Industry/Natural History, rebuilt in permanent form 1926. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 May 2005.

 

John G.Shedd Aquarium
  
 East Roosevelt Road, Chicago




 
Enterance of John G.Shedd Aquarium, near the Field Museum. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 22 May 2005.

 

Leo Burnett Building
  
 Chicago



 
Architect by Roche & Dinkeloo in 1985. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 May 2003.  

 

Chicago River
    Chicago

 Along the Chicago River. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 May 2003.

 

Chicago River Bridge
  
 Chicago

 Art Deco griffin on Chicago River bridge. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 May 2003.

  

Michigan Avenue Bridge
  
 Chicago


 Bascule bridge was built from 1917-1920 over the Chicago River. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 May 2003.

  

Marina City
  
 Chicago, Illinois



 
Architect by Bertrand Goldberg in 1964-67. 18 storeys of garages conceived as a sprial ramp, surmounted by block of large luxury apartments opening out on to balconies shaped like flower petals. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 May 2003.

 

Illinois Institute of Technology
 
  Chicago, Illinois

 

 
Architect by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on 1945-60. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Crown Hall, IIT
 
  Chicago, Illinois



 Architect by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1943-58, 1956 for architecture school. Construction system is steel and glass-Modern style. At the Illinois Institute of Technology. exposed, expressed steel frame, roof suspended from spanning I-beams. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Grover Herman Hall, IIT
 
  Chicago, Illinois

 


 
Architect by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Galvin Library, IIT
 
  Chicago, Illinois

 

 
Architect by Skidmore Owings & Merrill. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Research Institute, IIT
 
  Chicago, Illinois

 

 
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Illinois State Office Building/James R.Thompson Center
   
Chicago



 Architect by Helmut Jahn in 1985. Jean Dubuffet sculpture at Illinois State Office Building. Monument With Standing Beast, by Jean Dubuffet. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Rookery Building
  
 209 South LaSalle St. Chicago, Illinois

 


 Architect on 1905 for remodeling by Frank Lloyd Wright.

 

The Frederick C.Robie House
  
 5757 Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, Illinois


 

 Built in 1909 and designed on 1906 for house by Frank Lloyd Wright. The most outstanding figure of the 1910s, it became one of the most famous 'prairie house' for its experimentation with a new type of space create by the minging of interior and exterior, an architectural ideal that was absorbed into modern art of the Thirties. Located near the Chicago University campus.

 

Museum Of Contemporary Art
  
 Chicago, Illinois



 
Architect by Josef Paul Kleihues on 1991-European Rationalism. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 19 May 2003.

 

Washington Library Center
  
 Chicago, Illinois

  


 
Architect by Hammond Beeby & Babka in 1991. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Chicago Loop Synagogue
  
 16 South Clark Street Chicago, Illinois



 
Originally founded in 1929. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 15 May 2003.

 

Oakbrook Terrace Tower
  
 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago



 
Architect by Hemut Jahn's on 1986. height 127m, 31st floors. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 19 May 2003.

 

Hotel Hilton Suites
  
 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

 


 
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 19 May 2003.