Wendella Boat Tours


Member Rating 4 out of 5 by BeAdventureous! on June 29, 2001

The search for modern architecture was opened by the Chicago Fire of 1871, which Henry Hobson Richardson, took advantage of. Most of his work showed a massive Neo-Romanesque Style, echoing in Marshall Field Wholesale Store. The huge structure filled a city block. Reminisent of the Italian Early Renaissance palaces, this against the modern skyscrapers gives a tension that is stunning. The guide gives a brief synopsis of the history and styles of each building as you glide by. It is fascinating. See these huge facades up close and personal.
Wendella Boat Tours
Michigan Avenue At The Chicago River
Chicago, Illinois, 60611
(312) 337-1446

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