A Guide for Travelers to Chicago, IllinoisChicago, Illinois is known for its architecture and has long been connected with some of architecture's most important names: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and Holabird & Root. Follow these links for a virtual tour of must-see architecture in Chicago.
Must-See Buildings in Chicago:
- Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower)
- Farnsworth House (near Chicago)
- The Old Colony Building
- The Marquette Building
- Leiter Building (II) (Sears, Roebuck & Company Building)
- The Robie House
- The Rookery
- The Arthur Heurtley House
- Frank Lloyd Wright Home
- Frank Lloyd Wright Studio
- Frank W. Thomas House
- Nathan G. Moore House
- William Winslow Residence
Famous Chicago Architects :
Learn More About Architecture in Chicago:
Chicago Architects Oral History Project
From the Art Institute of Chicago, an impressive collection of narratives that explore the development of Chicago's architecture from the early 1900s to the present day.
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Site includes a virtual walking tour past famous skyscrapers.
From YeloDog, an easy-to-use, frequently updated guide to the architectural wonders of the Chicago business district known as The Loop.
Plan Your Chicago Itinerary:
For excellent tours of Chicago architecture, visit the National Register of Historic Places. You'll find maps, photographs, historical information, and travel recommendations.
Choose a Historic Chicago Hotel:
If you'd like to stay in a historic landmark building, you'll be interested in the following hotels.
Look for Special Offers in Chicago:
For special offers and helpful visitor information, explore the Chicago pages here at About.com.
Schedule a Flight to Chicago:
Choose your travel dates and browse our Travel Center to find a flight to Chicago (link will open in a new window)