Forgotten Downtown Chicago Tour - 2 October 2011

Chicago, IL

Jacob Kaplan and Patrick Steffes from Forgotten Chicago led a tour on 2 October 2011 of remnant and anachronistic artifacts in the downtown Chicago loop. The focus was primarily on low-rise buildings that have managed to survive into the 21st century.

Gathering
Gathering

Chicago, IL
Congress Parkway
Congress Parkway

Chicago, IL
Western Union
Western Union

Chicago, IL
Dixon Building
Dixon Building

Chicago, IL
Cal's Bar
Cal's Bar

Chicago, IL
The Van Buren
The Van Buren

Chicago, IL
Brooks Building
Brooks Building

Chicago, IL
Sherman Street
Sherman Street

Chicago, IL
24 East Adams
24 East Adams

Chicago, IL
Palmer House
Palmer House

Chicago, IL
Italian Village
Italian Village

Chicago, IL
Covered Alley
Covered Alley

Chicago, IL
177 West Madison
177 West Madison

Chicago, IL
Washington Block
Washington Block

Chicago, IL
Randolph Towers
Randolph Towers

Chicago, IL
227 Lake Street
227 Lake Street

Chicago, IL
215 Lake Street
215 Lake Street

Chicago, IL
Bolero
Bolero

Chicago, IL

The infrastructure of suburbia can be described as the greatest misallocation of resources in the history of the world. (James Howard Kunstler)