The Gold Coast

I spent the afternoon walking up Astor Street, the grander part of Chicago, where there is a wealth of individual houses in a medley of architectural styles with correspondingly eclectic detailing, beginning with two houses on Schiller Street:-

Romanesque on Astor Street:-

1412 had good numbering:-

1444 is art deco:-

1500 is by Stanford White of McKim, Mead and White:-

Further down the street I was less conscientious in paying attention to the numbering:-

I particularly liked the jumbo pumpkin:-


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