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Chicago Architecture: one story at a time

Chicago has long been a laboratory for architectural innovation and experimentation. Discover the stories behind some of the city’s most significant skyscrapers, museums, theaters, bridges, homes, schools, houses of worship and parks.

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An Organic Landmark

Whether you see “corncob towers” or the petals of a sunflower, Marina City’s forms reflect Chicago’s natural and agricultural past. In 2015, architect Bertrand Goldberg’s iconic mid-century modern structure became an official Chicago landmark.

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