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Architecture of Illinois

06 February 2012

1865 – Lloyd & Jones Building, Chicago, Illinois

Designed by by the Architectural Iron Works of New York. Described as “Elevation of front of a portion of building built for Alex. Lloyd and J. Q. Jones, Chicago” in the illustrated brochure...

06 February 2011

1865 – Tuttle Building, Chicago, Illinois

Front elevation for Fred Tuttle and others, Chicago by the Architectural Iron Works of New York. Described as “Elevation of Front of Building erected for F. Tuttle & others” in the illustrated brochure...

18 September 2009

1869 – Water Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: W.W. Boyington The old Water Tower and Chicago Avenue Pumping Station are the only public buildings to survive in this area on Michigan Avenue destroyed by the Fire of 1871. It was...

02 August 2009

1873 – New Goverment Buildings, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Design for a Federal building containing Custom House, Court House and Post Office. Most of Mullett’s plan was constructed with a simpler roofline. The eventual building was constructed largely...

23 November 2009

1884 – Pullman Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Solon S. Beman Constructed of red granite, brick, and terra cotta at the corner of Adams and Michigan (across from the Art Institute), the Pullman Building was a massive and imposing structure...

07 February 2010

1884 – The Adams Express Building, Chicago

Architect: George H. Edbrooke At 183-189 Dearborn Street, was probably the most imposing old-style structure in Chicago. Particularly noticeable is the magnificent granite arch as its portal. Standing 140 feet high, with 10...

07 February 2011

1885c – Ryerson Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Adler & Sullivan Demolished 1939.

05 November 2010

1888 – Plan for First Presbyterian Church, Peoria, Illinois

Architect: Warren H. Hayes Published in the American Architect and Building News, July 7, 1888.

06 February 2012

1889 – Auditorium Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Adler & Sullivan The Auditorium Building in Chicago is one of the best-known designs of Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan. Completed in 1889, the building was built at the northwest corner of...