Inside Chicago’s Polish Consulate
Nov17

Inside Chicago’s Polish Consulate

    One of the more intriguing sites at the 2014 Chicago Architecture Foundation Open House Chicago tour was the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland. The 1916 building is rarely open to the public. It unquestionably meets all the criteria of a stately mansion. The three-story structure at 1530 North Lake Shore Drive just looks like a consulate: a bit imposing, strong and diplomatic. The exterior is limestone with...

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