Friday, March 11, 2011

Grand Interiors: Spectacular Staircases..

The Fish-Eye staircase at the Museum of Contemporary Art [MCA]..
Address: 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Architect: Josef Paul Kleihues ..
This fish-eye / almond shaped staircase begins with a goldfish pond..
Time to head back to the Museum of Contemporary Art, not been there in a long time..

The Oriel Staircase at the Rookery..
Address: 209 South LaSalle Street
Architects: John Wellborn Root..
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Also at the Rookery..

Staircase in the Fine Arts Bldg..
Architect: Solon S. Beman..
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Chicago Cultural Center..
Architects: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge
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Chicago Cultural Center - Randolph Street entrance..
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"The Untouchables" Staircase, at the Union Station..
In the famous movie "The Untouchables", directed by Brian De Palma, the staircase sequence of baby carriage caught in a shootout between Elliott Ness' men and Al Capone's gang was shot here..
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The Grand Staircase at the Art Institute of Chicago...
Architect: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge..
The Art Institute of Chicago, has many beautiful staircases, which I will bring out some time later..

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1 comment:

Amy Frankie Smith said...

Love this series! I'm coming from UK to Chicago later in the year to explore the world of terracotta, can't wait!
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