What a peaceful place in the city to see a former library in all it's glory. If you're looking for a free activity, this is a great choice.
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Spectacular interior spaces. They do not build public buildings like this anymore. Not sure how to arrange entry, as we were part of a group dinner event there.
We visited Chicago Cultural Center as part of the "Treasures of Culture and Commerce" walking tour organized by the Chicago Architectural Foundation. This Palace, I do not know how to name this building otherwise, has the magnificent Tiffany ceiling - a real wonder. Everything is...More
An absolutely gorgeous place. The 3rd floor is a gem, the dome is spectacular and the mosaics alone are worth the visit. There is a small information desk on the ground floor, staffed by volunteers who are very enthusiastic about the building. Recommended.
The Chicago Cultural Center is the former Main Branch of the Chicago Public Library in the heart of downtown Chicago, the old "Loop". The Building encompasses beautiful classical architecture and design.
This building is the site of the original Chicago Public library. Though not on most top 10 lists, it is very much worth seeing. The wall designs and Tiffany glass domes are spectacular.
I love Chicago! I really and truly do. During one visit I ended up having a few hours to explore on my own, and I stumbled upon the Chicago Cultural Center. It’s a gem! I don’t know much about architecture, but I could tell this...More
The intricate details in every corner of the interior are incredible and breathtaking. I enjoyed walking through the centre and seeing various exhibits. If I'd had more time to spend there, I would have.