CARBIDE AND CARBON BUILDING


According to popular legend, the architects chose this buildings dark green and gold colors based on a gold-foiled champagne bottle seen at an office holiday party. Whether true or not, the building is one of the most-distinctive features of the Chicago skyline. The lobby is also an classic of Art Deco design, with exceptionally fine bronze-work and black marble. The building was designed by Daniel and Hubert Burnham, sons of the legendary architect and city planner Daniel H. Burnham.

Designation:
• Chicago Landmark
Visited: 03/25/2017
Location: Map
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