We are headed to the windy city of Chicago for this weeks Architecture City Guide series. Jam packed with architecture from Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, here are our 12 recommendations if you are visiting Chicago. Head to the comment section and share your recommendations for additional buildings to include on our list! The Architecture City Guide: Chicago list and corresponding map after the break!
Marina City / Bertrand Goldberg Aqua Tower / Studio Gang Architects University of Chicago – South Campus Chiller Plant / Murphy Jahn John Hancock Center / SOM Unity Temple / Frank Lloyd Wright Willis Tower (Sears Tower) / Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill Frederick C. Robie House / Frank Lloyd Wright IIT Master Plan and Buildings / Mies van der Rohe, MTCC / OMA, State Street Village Dorm / Murphy Jahn 860-880 Lake Shore Drive / Mies van der Rohe and Restoration / Kruek & Sexton Architects Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago / Renzo Piano, Millenium Park Jay Pritzker Pavilion / Frank Gehry, Crown Fountain / Jaume Plensa Contemporaine / Perkins + Will Gary Comer College Prep / John Ronan Architects If you are up for a trip outside the city, an hour train ride and $16 (if you pre-purchase a ticket), you will arrive in Plano, Illinois the site of The Farnsworth House / Mies van der Rohe
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