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Decided to stop by after Lincoln Park zoo trip. Free/donations in afternoons. The reception room has 2 massive oak tables we were told weigh 1,000 pounds each. They were pushed together to create a dining room scene for the movie Richie Rich which started Macaulay Culkin. The adjoining domed room was built for acoustics and everyone should take a turn... 更多
The Elks National Veterans Memorial honors all Veterans in World War I and all subsequent wars. The building was designed by Egerton Swartwout of New York and built in the early 1920s as a large E, for Elks, of course. The sculptural frieze to the south is the Triumphs of Peace, to the north is the Triumphs of War, both... 更多
This building is beautiful! ! The marble, carved woodwork and detailed work along with the painted murals are into the grand reception hall are fantastic. Much to look at.
There was nothing to dislike and plenty to like. The building alone is worth the visit but when you add the extraordinarily beautiful interior and the well informed staff, it is a must see site. You won't be disappointed if you enjoy architecture, art, and history.
I was surprised who beautiful it is inside. A lot of murals, moldings, columns and ornate ceilings. It is one... 更多
I was fortunate enough to get into this astonishing memorial twice during my visit; a weekend day with hordes of... 更多
Great architecture, sculpture & paintings, along with history. We went during Open House Chicago which is where historic architectural buildings... 更多