Posts Tagged ‘Tours’

Ray Johnson: Friend of the White City

Apr
14

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Author Ray Johnson is truly a friend of the White City. He provides free lectures and tours on Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition via The Friends of the White City. He was kind enough to answer a few questions …

Their House Is a Museum

Aug
27

Clarke600A house with a solid foundation provides a sense of continuity, metaphorically as well as structurally. The legacy of the Prairie School and Arts and Crafts movements in Chicago can be seen on a number of architectural tours, but there …

A Mansion Off the Magnificent Mile

Nov
15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago banker Samuel Nickerson Mayo commissioned his mansion in 1879. Chicago philanthropist Richard H. Dreihaus founded his museum there in 2003 to preserve architecture and design of the Gilded Age.

The …