Chicago Brick of the Day: Santo Domingo Church

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: The Church of Santo Domingo in Panama City. Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or other piece of stonework embedded in the...

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Slice of Life: Don’t Cross the Fuller Street Bridge

Don’t cross the Fuller Street Bridge.  Why?  Because it doesn’t exist anymore.  This is the location where the bridge once crossed a portion of the Chicago River, linking homes in Bridgeport to factories on the other side.  It was a center-pivot swing bridge, but exists only in history books...

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