I agree with the previous reviews on the beauty of this building. Wanted to add that the small parking lot to the left as you face the building has a few visitor spots. That is great as street parking is very difficult in this area.
In the years after the first World War, numerous memorials were built to honor the sacrifice of those who died in service. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, a fraternal organization, launched a competition to design a fitting memorial to its 1000+ fallen members....更多
We have walked by this building many times, but it is only open certain times (afternoons) so we finally stopped by on a rainy Saturday afternoon. We did not have much time so did not take an actual tour, but the ladies explained some of...更多
We went here as Chicago had opened up all their venues for the public during one week.
Didn't have any high expectations but ended up to be one of our favourites. Its quite off, but worth it.
A truly beautiful space.
JMJ Sorry to say I've missed this gem! How could I have missed this previously! Chicago Open House invites everyone to experience 200 of Chicago's finest architectural treasures and I noticed this on the list this week-end. Parking is always limited in this neighborhood so...更多
This splendid building can pass you by. Wonderful exterior guarded by two fantastic bronze elks and inside is a vision to behold! The building is based on 'The Pantheon' and is laden with fantastic coloured marble from all around the world plus wonderful murals and...更多
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...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...更多
林肯公园 (Lincoln Park)
朝着芝加哥北面走，漫步于这座城市绿化最好的街区之一。林肯公园拥有超过 1200 英亩绿地，还有一座免费动物园全年开放。这一街区适合步行，公园、排屋、精品店、小酒馆与自然风景比肩而立。林肯公 园本身位于湖滨，能够欣赏宁静湖景与芝加哥天际线。林肯公园温室是这一区域内最受欢迎的景点之一，此外，芝加哥历史 博物馆也很受喜爱。在 Armitage 大道，您可以找到非常棒的购物区，从高端零售到小型精品店应有尽有，Clark Street 则分布着咖啡馆和餐厅。如果想寻找高雅的娱乐活动，可沿着 Lincoln Avenue 一直走，这里有芝加哥最棒的博物馆和剧院。