Sunday, February 6, 2011

Chicago Cultural Center - Preston Bradley Hall

The Grand Stairways leads to the Preston Bradley Hall..

Preston Bradley Hall..
A large, ornately patterned room Carrara marble. The centerpiece is a 38-foot Tiffany glass dome designed by artist J. A. Holtzer. The Cultural Center states this to be the largest Tiffany dome in the world, with an estimated value of $35 million..

Tiffany Ceiling details..

Beneath the tiffany dome is incribed..
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.. - Addison.

Coffered Ceiling..

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