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Monadnock Building

4.2/5
11 Reviews
Modern Architecture
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 hour
Address: 53 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604-3606
Phone: +1 312-922-1890

What people are saying:

Chicago architecture jewel. North end in masonry construction and south end, blending perfectly, in later steel support technique. Staircases beautiful.Currently building used by upscale boutiques to offices. You may walk through the retail floor during business hours and see its details at your leisure.

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  • MooreReviews
    MooreReviews
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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    Heaviest Building in Chicago

    We heard about this building on a tour. Loved to hear the history of. Tallest fully brick sky scraper, and so heavy they have to reinforced the foundation every year to prevent it from sinking. Fascin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572569797000+0800)/
  • Phyllis B
    Phyllis B
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    Historic building

    Looking for an historic building to write a Chicago report on, this building was looked at. Marvelous architecture.

    Reviewed on /Date(1554280133000+0800)/
  • HawkeyeGrad67
    HawkeyeGrad67
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    Interesting

    If you are interested in Old masonry architecture this is a great place to take a look at it. It is the tallest brick building in the United States. At one time it was a tallest building in Chicago bu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1545802169000+0800)/
  • One_of_the_BOFs
    One_of_the_BOFs
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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    Historic architectural icon

    My drinking buddy and I stopped off here on our way to breakfast at the start of our day's brewery tour. I'd heard about it on our architectural tour the previous day, so it was great to see it live a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1506258165000+0800)/
  • dvkremk
    dvkremk
    Chicago
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    Tallest Load-Bearing Brick Building

    The building is open to the public and you can walk through - and also go up stairs. It is the tallest load-bearing brick building ever constructed (north section built in 1891 and the south in 1893)...

    Reviewed on /Date(1473485135000+0800)/

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