Thursday, May 19, 2011

Museum of Science & Industry -II - Caryatids

Caryatids at Museum of Science and Industry..

What are Caryatids?
Wikipedia informs..
A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head.

Museum of Science and Industry..
Address: 57th St. at Lake Shore Drive
Year Built: 1891-1893, Reconstructed 1929-30, Interior renovation 1930-41..
Architects: Charles Atwood, Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, Shaw, Naess & Murphy
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: November 1, 1995..

Museum of Science and Industry...

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