203 N. Wabash is one of only two office buildings designed by the firm of Rapp & Rapp, best known for their lavish movie palaces like the Chicago, Palace, and Oriental.official Chicago Landmark, has a restrained, streamlined profile. The firm's fantasist roots, however, can be seen in the ornament.
Click images for larger view.At sidewalk level, it's very subdued, squirrels, rams, and human heads that look like they might have come off a Gothic cathedral.
Very cool. Thanks for bringing these to our attention. I'll look for the building the next time I'm in Chicago.
separated at birth?
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