Universally recognized as an architectural center, Chicago contains some of the world's finest buildings by the most renowned architects of the 19th and 20th-centuries. Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and many more left their stamp on the city's skyline and, as a result, influenced the practice of architecture across the globe. This book, published in association with the Chicago Architectural Foundation, features an in-depth analysis of 40 seminal works of Chicago architecture. This accessible and engaging volume is the latest addition to the successful Universe Architecture Series. Both a guide for those visiting the city and a valuable reference for architecture enthusiasts, "Chicago Architecture" includes residential icons such as Mies van der Rohe's 860-880 Lake Shore Drive, skyscraper prototypes such as Sullivan's Schlesinger and Mayer Store, and engineering masterpieces such as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's Sears Tower.