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St. James Chapel at Archibishop Quigley Center. 1917, Steinbeck and McCarthy. The 40-foot-high stained glass windows, by Robert Giles of the John Kinsella Company. are modeled after Sainte Chapelle in Paris. Closed tomorrow, but free docuent-led chapel tours are offered every Saturday (Holiday weekends excluded) from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. There are also chapel concerts at 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 9, December 14, January 11 and February 8.
I just realized. The open isn't my photo, it's from the Chicago Architecture Foundation. So, that's why it's in focus. I'm leaving it up with credit because it's better than anything I took.Gratz Center of the Fourth Presbyterian Church, by Gensler Architects. Open Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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WMS Clark Park boathouse by Studio/Gang. Our piece on the boathouse coming soon. For now, check out Blair Kamin's review.
Brewster Apartments, 1893, Enoch Hill Tumoch. Open Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Elks National Memorial, 1924, Egerton Swartwout. Open Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Commonwealth Promenade Apartments, 1953-1956, Mies van der Rohe.
Open House Chicago 2013 continues and concludes Sunday, October 20th, offering access to 150 iconic Chicago sites.