The University of Chicago's famed archaeologists – Indiana Jones supposedly was based on one – cram their headquarters with antiquities...
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
The building's exterior will send sculpture lovers into paroxysms of joy – the facade bears 24 life-sized religious figures and 53...
Built in 1926, the exquisite 150-seat chapel is worth a peek for its harmonious use of architecture, sculpture, woodcarvings and stained...
Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap
Many of the geniuses of our age have killed brain cells right here in the Woodlawn Tap (also known as Jimmy's for the longtime owner)....
The menu of thin-crust pizzas, sandwiches and salads draws U of C students to this colorful cafe and bakery. For breakfast, try the...
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Robie House information
Of the numerous buildings that Frank Lloyd Wright designed around Chicago, none is more famous or influential than Robie House. Because its horizontal lines resembled the flat landscape of the Midwestern prairie, the style became known as the Prairie style. Inside are 174 stained-glass windows and doors, which you'll see on the hour-long tours (frequency varies by season, but there's usually at least one tour per hour).