Structures

The Old:

This water tower is one of few remaining in Chicago, and, I think, the only one left in Rogers Park.  These were installed on almost every building after the Great Fire of October 8, 1871.

This water tower is one of few remaining in Chicago, and, I think, the only one left in Rogers Park. These were installed on almost every building after the Great Fire of October 8, 1871.

The New:

Scaffolding has been erected around the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Emil Bach House.

Scaffolding has been erected around the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Emil Bach House.

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Extensive renovations are being made, including roof repair, and the boarded-up windows will be replaced with reproductions of Mr. Wright's original stained glass designs for this house, which dates from 1915.

Extensive renovations are being made, including roof repair, and the boarded-up windows will be replaced with reproductions of Mr. Wright’s original stained glass designs for this house, which dates from 1915.

I have not yet heard the projected finish date, as so much repair will be done, but it is exciting to be able to catalogue the on-going work.

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