The residential hotel was a staple of Chicago’s housing past. The rise and fall … and rise of this high rise home type.
The Chicago Fire Cottage s were built from $100 kits, and originally featured pretty much just exterior walls and a roof. This one still stands today.
Chicago is home to 80,000 bungalows, which define the so called “Bungalow Belt,” constructed between the 1910’s and 1930. Here’s what defines this classic Chicago Building Type.
The Greystone is one of Chicago’s most lovely building types. Learn how Chicago created this classic urban residential form.
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.