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Covers fine, decorative, and commercial art as well as architecture and architectural design. Includes 600+ full-text journals, 220+ full-text books, and 63,0000+ images. For art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.
Highlights content related to architecture and man-made habitats and infrastructures, including monuments, buildings and their interiors, land and cityscapes. Designs are presented in plans, drawings, and models, and structures are recorded in archival and contemporary photographs and 360-degree virtual reality panoramas.
ArchDaily serves as a weblog for inspiration and knowledge to assist architects in building better cities. Chicago architectural news, projects, products, events, interviews,competitions, opinion pieces, and more are featured.
Dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and related design. Sponsors programs designed to enhance the public's awareness and appreciation of Chicago's outstanding architectural legacy.
From skyscrapers to bungalows, the Museum houses an extensive collection of architectural drawings from the 1870s, as well as architecture-related documents, photographs, models, and building fragments that reflect metropolitan Chicago’s built environment and the creative output of Chicago’s premier and lesser-known architectural firms.
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Floor plans of Chicago buildings for your class assignment may possibly be obtained under the Freedom of Information Act from the City of Chicago, Department of Buildings. You can also check the web site of the building or architecture firm associated with the building. Contacting the realtor that represents the building may also be a possibility.
Please note: A Freedom of Information Request Form must be completed for floor plans and the request may be denied for security purposes.