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...
Of the numerous buildings that Frank Lloyd Wright designed around Chicago, none is more famous or influential than Robie House. Because...
Built in 1926, the exquisite 150-seat chapel is worth a peek for its harmonious use of architecture, sculpture, woodcarvings and stained...
A classical company hosted by the University of Chicago, the Court focuses on great works from the Greeks to Shakespeare to August...
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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Oriental Institute information
The University of Chicago's famed archaeologists – Indiana Jones supposedly was based on one – cram their headquarters with antiquities they've unearthed from Egypt, Nubia, Persia and Mesopotamia. King Tut is the star, standing 17ft tall, weighing six tons and lording over more mummies, clay tablets and canopic jars than you can shake a papyrus scroll at.
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