OHC Photos: Wrigley Building

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.)

Location: 400-410 North Michigan Avenue, Near North

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