As you pass by the Monadnock Building in Chicago’s Loop, you may not recognize it as a transitional…
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Transitions in architecture
Built in two phases, the Monadnock Building demonstrates a visible shift from load-bearing construction to skeleton frame construction—a change that happened throughout the city in the late 19th Century.
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It’s not often that the doors to an exclusive private club are thrown open to the public.
Located where Fort Dearborn once stood, the London Guarantee & Accident Building is one of four structures…
A “self-cleaning” skyscraper?