Once housing horses, carriages, and their respective staff, coach houses are now often used as apartments. Still seen all around Chicago, here’s why they’re important.
The building types of Chicago form the city around us. Today, how the Worker Cottage formed the back bone of 19th century urban growth.
The residential hotel was a staple of Chicago’s housing past. The rise and fall … and rise of this high rise home type.
Chicago is a city with an iconic skyline. What makes a skyscraper work? Where did they come from and why are they central to Chicago history.
What sets these courtyard apartment buildings apart from other types of apartment dwellings. The answer is in the organization.