Important Buildings you should visit in the Chicago Area:

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park (admission charge), 
architect: Frank Lloyd Wright, 1889 - 1909

Unity Temple, Oak Park (admission charge) 
architect: Frank Lloyd Wright, 1909

The Art Institute of Chicago (free Tuesdays), 111 S. Michigan, Chicago 
architect: Shepley Rutan & Coolidge, 1893

The Chicago Cultural Center (formerly the Chicago Main Library), 78 E. Washingtom, Chicago 
architect: Shepley Rutan & Coolidge, 1893

The Manadnock Block, 53 W. Jackson, John Welborn Root of Burnham & Root, 1889-91 

The Harold Washington Central Library, Congress and State Streets, Chicago 
architect: Tom Beebe of Hammond Beebe Babka, 1989

The State of Illinois Building (James R. Thompson Center), Chicago 
architect: Helmut Jahn of Murphy-Jahn, 1985

The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Graham, Anderson Probst & White

The Field Museum, Chicago (admission charge), D. H. Burnham & Company

The Museum of Science & Industry, 57th St. at Lake Shore Drive 
architect: Charles B. Atwood, 1891-93
reconstructed 1920-30 by Graham, Anderson Probst & White and Shaw, Naess & Murphy

The Reliance Building, 32 N. State Street 
Architect: Burnham and Root, Charles B. Atwood,
base built in 1890, upper stories built 1894-95

The Town of Pullman, Chicago, Sol Beeman

Robie House (admission charge), 5757 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, 
architect: Frank Lloyd Wright, 1909

Hemingway Birthplace House, 339 N. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, 
architect: Wesley Arnold, 1890

Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, Ralph Adams Cram

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, Bertrand Goodhue

The Rookery, 209 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, 
architect:  Original structure, Burnham & Root; John Wellborn Root, 1885-88
lobby: Frank Lloyd Wright, 1905-07

University of Illinois at Chicago, Walter Netsch

Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 3360 S. State, Chicago 
architect: Mies Van Der Rohe, 1950-56

Orchestra Hall,
architect: Daniel Burnham

The Inland Steel Building, Chicago Loop,
architect: Bruce Graham of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill,

The Tribune Tower, 435 N. Michigan, Chicago, 
architect: Raymond M. Hood and John Mead Howells, 1922-25

The Chicago Water Tower,
architect:  W. W. Boyington, 1869

Water Tower Place, Chicago, Edward D. Dart

The Richard J. Daley Civic Center, Chicago Loop, Jacques Brownson

Chicago Board of Trade, 141 W. Jackson, Chicago
architect: Holabird and Root, 1930

Graham Foundation (The Madlener House), 4 West Burton Place, Chicago
architect:Richard E. Schmidt & Hugh M.G. Garden  , 1902

Marina Towers, Chicago Loop, Bertrand Goldberg

The Hancock Building, Chicago 
architect: Bruce Graham and Fazlur Kahn of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1970

The Sears Tower, Chicago 
architect: Bruce Graham and Fazlur Kahn of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1972

Henry B. Clark House, 1855 S. Indiana Ave, Chicago (admission charge) 
architect unknown, Circa 1836

Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark, Chicago 
architect: Ossian Cole Simonds, 1860

The Brewster Apartments, 2800 N. Pine Grove Ave.Chicago
architect: , Enoch Hill Turnock, 1893

Cafe Brauer, 2021 N Stockton, Chicago, Dwight Perkins 

The Chicago Theater, 175 N. State St., Chicago 
architect: C. W. & Geo. L. Rapp, 1921

333 Wacker Drive, Chicago Loop, Kohn Pedersen Fox

First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago Loop, C. F. Murphy & Perkins & Will

O'hare Airport Terminal Buildings, Chicago, Naess & Murphy

O'Hare International Terminal, Chicago, Perkins & Will

Marquette Building, 140 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, Holabird & Roche, 1895 

Chicago Federal Center, Chicago Loop, Mies van der Rohe

Carson Pirie Scott & Company, 1 South State Street, Chicago, Louis Sullivan, 1898-99 

The Auditorium Building, 430 S. Michigan, Chicago
architect: Adler & Sullivan, 1886-90

Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago, architect: Solon S. Beman, 1885 

Railway Exchange (Santa Fe) Building, Chicago Loop, D. H. Burnham & Company

Chicago Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago Loop, Harry Weese

Civic Opera Building, 20 N. Wacker, Chicago 
architect: Graham, Anderson Probst & White, 1927-29

Lake Point Tower, Chicago, Shipporeit-Heinrich

Glessner House, 1800 South Prairie, Chicago 
architect: Henry Hobson Richardson, 1886