Small things can beget greatness. Look at the humble stick of chewing gum, which gave us the magnificent Wrigley Building.
Jennifer Mishra of Wits End Photography got a chance to wander around the terra cotta gingerbread castle during the Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago event, and shared these photographs.
(And if your building’s sidewalk is polka-dotted with black ovals of discarded flavor, this is a problem that can be solved with a putty knife duct taped to a broom handle, and a little elbow grease. Get to it.)