We were lucky enough to attend a wedding here and it really is an impressive building with very interesting history. Well worth a look if your near by and enjoy architecture/ history.
About The Rookery
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I'd been wanting to tour this space ever since I read Devil in the White City, a riveting book by Erik Larson about the Chicago World's Fair and the calculating serial killer who worked its edges. If you do much touring around Chicago, you'll see...More
Part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust and there are some interesting details that you can see without going on the tour. I did not have time for the tour and had a very nice chat with the lady in the gift shop. She was...More
This is a beautiful, historic building with gorgeous architecture inside. The atrium has a grand staircase and a beautifully lit ceiling. There's also a lovely staircase starting on the second floor with a chance to see some handsomely designed spirals. It's a working building with...More
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust does a fantastic job of educating armchair architects like myself of the importance of The Rookery to the history of the skyscraper. She's the oldest surviving skyscraper defined by her exterior load-bearing walls and interior steel structure. Our docent-led tour...More
Amazing window glass, pop in for a photo. It is amazing, what professional see through roof structure this building has.
we did this as art of the architecture tour but anyone can access this part of the building. definately go inside to see the stair case and Frank Loyd wright additions
Here for a wedding....It was perfect size for a wedding of 106 people. The staff did a nice job of draping off the store fronts. Setting up the chairs for the wedding and then the tables for the dinner. The cocktails upstairs were OK -...More
Since we were here to celebrate the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright with the Oak Park Wright Plus Tour, we had to see Wright's downtown office building, The Rookery. The space and light inspired, although some of the filigree seemed a little too decorative...More