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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Begin - Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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The official Route 66 Sign proclaims BEGIN. The Start and finish of Route 66, has moved several times. The Sign can be found on Adams Street Near its junction with Michigan Avenue.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/22/2014

last visited: 5/8/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Begins

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The current site near the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago where Route 66 begins for west-bound travelers (and ends one block south for east-bound travelers).

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location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2007

last visited: 3/19/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArt Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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The AIC can be found in Grant Park near the shores of Lake Michigan. It was originally built in 1893 as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building for the 1893 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: 9/5/2013

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American Guide SeriesArt Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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The AIC can be found in Grant Park near the shores of Lake Michigan. It was originally built in 1893 as the World's Congress Auxiliary Building for the 1893 World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: 9/5/2013

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First of its KindFirst Female Surgeon in Illinois - Chicago, IL

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Mary Harris Thompson was the first woman surgeon in Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 11/9/2011

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Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln - Chicago, IL

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This sculpture is on permanent display on a wall at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Spirit of '76The America Windows by Marc Chagall - Chicago, IL

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These windows were a gift from the artist to commemorate America's bicentennial and are on permanent display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 4/25/2012

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Community CommemorationThe America Windows by Marc Chagall - Chicago, IL

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These windows were a gift from the artist to commemorate America's bicentennial and are on permanent display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 11/9/2011

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Ancient Roman CivilizationChicago Art Institute - Chicago, Illinois

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The Art Institute's collection includes examples of Greek, Etruscan, Roman, and Egyptian sculpture in stone, clay, and bronze, as well as coins, glass, jewelry, vases, and mosaics of outstanding quality and interest.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 11/1/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWhere it all ends? near the beginning!

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The commemorative sign marking the end of Rt. 66 in downtown Chicago, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2008

last visited: 8/12/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAuditorium Building, Roosevelt University

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The Auditorium Building, with Adler and Sullivan as architects, was built in 1889. It combined hotel and office space with a spendid theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 11/30/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersAuditorium Building, Roosevelt University

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The Auditorium Building, with Adler and Sullivan as architects, was built in 1889. It combined hotel and office space with a spendid theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/31/2009

last visited: 11/30/2013

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American Guide SeriesAuditorium Building - Chicago, IL

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The Auditorium Building in Chicago, built by Dakmar Adler and Louis Sullivan was one of the boldest architectural conceptions of it's time, combining office and hotel space with a theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2009

last visited: 11/30/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMonadnock Block - Chicago, Illinois

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The Monadnock Building, the last building designed by John Root, was built in 1892 and is the tallest solid brick masonry building in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 6/22/2012

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American Guide SeriesMonadnock Building - Chicago, IL

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The Monadnock Building, the last building designed by John Root, was built in 1892 and is the tallest solid brick masonry building in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 12/21/2014

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Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln: The Head of State ("Seated Lincoln")

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Another bronze Abraham Lincoln statue by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. (I posted the prior piece as waymark WM369V.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 5/8/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCarson, Pirie, Scott and Company - Chicago, IL

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The Carson Pirie Scott name is strongly associated with the historic Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building designed by Louis Sullivan, built in 1899 for the retail firm Schlesinger & Mayer, and expanded and sold to Carson Pirie Scott in 1904.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMarquette Building - Chicago, IL

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The Marquette Building, completed in 1895, is a Chicago, Illinois landmark that was built by the George A. Fuller Company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 11/17/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsChicago Stock Exchange Entrance - Chicago, IL

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Originally built by Louis Sullivan in 1893 on LaSalle Street, preserved and rebuilt near the Art Institute (East Garden) at Monroe Street & Columbus Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2008

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Marquette Building

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The Marquette Building, completed in 1895, was built by the George A. Fuller Company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2010

last visited: 11/17/2013

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American Guide SeriesMarquette Building

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The Marquette Building, completed in 1895, was built by the George A. Fuller Company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2010

last visited: 11/17/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Public Library, Central Building - Chicago, IL

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Designed by the Boston firm of Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge as the first home of the Chicago Public Library, now the Chicago Cultural Center was completed in 1897. It was designated a Chicago Landmark by the City Council on November 15, 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2008

last visited: 11/1/2014

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Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin mosaic quote - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

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Honoring Ben Franklin for founding of the circulating library, in mosaic, along an ornate stairway in what used to be the main library for Chicago, now a cultural center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 9/19/2009

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChicago Savings Bank Building (aka Chicago Building) - Chicago, IL

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An excellent and very visible example of the internationally recognized architectural style known as the Chicago School, featuring large "Chicago windows," metal-frame construction, distinctive bays, and terra cotta cladding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 4/20/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOld Colony Building - Chicago,IL

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A 17-story landmark building in the Chicago Loop community area, designed by the architectural firm Holabird & Roche in 1893-94, the building was designated a Chicago Landmark on July 7, 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 6/22/2014

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