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October 23, 2009


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Glennia /The Silent I

I lived in Chicago for 3 years, and had no idea this place even existed. As usual, exquisite photos!

Heather on her travels

Beautiful, I love all these architectural details


Whoa. I'm still catching my breath at the dome...just phenomenal.


Great photos as always. I am fascinated by old buildings, I imagine the great stories they would tell if only they could talk! I particularly love the big windows and the high detailed ceiling in the second picture.


Glennia-I knew it was worth exploring when I walked in the door. Even the view from our conference room was great (you'll probably see at least one of those photos somewhere down the line)

Heather-This building had so many great architectural details. I'd love to go back and spend an entire day shooting there.

Lorraine-Wasn't that Tiffany dome something? It looked stunning in person, and it was even more impressive when I had a chance to look up the story about it. The GAR dome (photo in the earlier post about this building) was pretty nice as well, although it doesn't get a lot of attention.

maria-That GAR ballroom was sort of tucked away, and we just sort of stumbled into it while trying to get back to the Tiffany dome (I put a photo of the stained glass dome from the GAR ballroom in the earlier post I did about this building-linked near the end of this article).

Marina K Villatoro

What a beautiful place. I loved the modings of the celing and the colors of the dome. It's hard to believe that it once was a public library. I loved the pictures Thanks for sharing.


Marina-Yes, it really is a beautiful building. I wonder how many people appreciated it when it was the library?

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