This photo gallery shows iconic Chicago buildings decorated for the holiday season!
Massive, exterior load-bearing masonry walls, of granite below and limestone above, incorporate the arches popularized by H.H. Richardson, whose work had great influence on Louis Sullivan at this point in his career.
In Preston Bradley Hall, violins played a classical piece while I walked up the grand staircase, with the music filling the place, and I saw the faces of tour-takers as they glimpsed the largest Tiffany art-glass dome in the world!
These elaborate theaters were spread throughout the city and, along with the movies themselves, offered the movie-goers an escape from their everyday lives.
Chicago has so many amazing stories to tell.
We’re up to a lot around here, and we’d like to start sharing the personal side of CAF.
The changing face of Chicago architecture—in structures old, new and yet to be—will always be newsworthy…