Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Getting Back to the Root


Chicago's Lake View Presbyterian Church, a little-known 1887 gem by Daniel Burnham and John Wellborn Root is rescued and rediscovered in all its original, warm beauty. Read about it here.

1 comment:

Pauline Saliga said...

Thanks for sharing this story with us about the renewal of a little-known Shingle Style Burnham and Root church. Please don't forget that Burham and Root did design one masonry church in the Richardsonian Romanesque style--St. Gabriel's at 45th and Lowe. Althogh its entry way has been altered and its tower has been shortened, it is a beautiful expression of Root's fascination with Richardson, as you pointed out.
Pauline Saliga