You Can Look, But You'd Better Touch: Exploring Louis Sullivan - Chicago Detours
I knew a few things about Louis Sullivan before exploring the Chicago Cultural Center’s exhibit, “Louis Sullivan’ s Idea.” I knew vaguely that Sullivan was a philosophical force behind the Chicago School of architecture. His famous works, like the Auditorium Building and Sullivan Center, both of which we visit on the 1893 World’s Fair Tour, […]
National Farmers' Bank Terra Cotta
National Farmers' Bank (1908) in downtown Owatonna, Minnesota was designed by Louis Sullivan.
Richard Nickel's Chicago: Photographs of a Lost City - CityFiles Press
Richard Nickel's Chicago: Photographs of a Lost City - CityFiles Press. A Photo Biography of a Preservationist Who Struggled to Save America’s Architecture.
are we really living in a motel?...
There's a very early memory of the first time I tried to draw my dream house. I believe I was about six years old and I was not entirely at ease with our surroundings. We lived in a motel. We had just moved to the U.S. from Greece. My parents were going to work for my Uncle at his restaurant in Hillside, Illinois. We had spent some time living with him and my aunt, but it was getting a bit uncomfortable. My uncle's mother was also in the mix--she was a lovely woman who believed that Johnny…
original c. 1960's richard nickel chicago stock exchange gelatin silver print
c. 1960's original black & white, gelatin silver print of the old chicago stock exchange building, taken by photographer richard nickel. the print was given to wilbert hasbrouck for the use as a supplement and/or visual resource in conjunction with the pr