5 Reasons to Visit the Lincoln Home Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois, is a small city but it is Illinois’ state capitol and has the history to go with it. Among its varied historic sites you will find a Lincoln mecca. If you stop through, don’t just stop by the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (though definitely stop there–it’s great). The hidden gem of a… Read More 5 Reasons to Visit the Lincoln Home Historic Site

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Frank Lloyd Wright: New UNESCO World Heritage Site

This weekend, a selection Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings joined the Unesco World Heritage List. The listing, named the 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, includes eight buildings across the United States: Unity Temple (Oak Park, IL) Robie House (Chicago, IL) Taliesin (Spring Green, WI) Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House (Madison, WI) Fallingwater (Mill Run, PA) Hollyhock House (Los Angeles,… Read More Frank Lloyd Wright: New UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tiffany Glass at the Chicago Cultural Center

The Chicago Cultural Center has many attributes including a great history and the current status as a cultural center that offers free events throughout the year. One of its most jaw-dropping characteristics, however, is the Tiffany glass that decorates the southern entry, stairway, and 38-foot-diameter dome. Chicago is no stranger to Tiffany glass. The nearby… Read More Tiffany Glass at the Chicago Cultural Center