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The Rookery Building

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The Loop, Chicago
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  • Melissa B.
    "Go up the spiral staircase and look down - it's awesome!"(2 Tips)
    Amanda A.
    "The police HQ of Eliot Ness in The Untouchables."(2 Tips)
    Filmsquare
    "... station which housed Eliot Ness's Treasury agents in The Untouchables..."(2 Tips)
    Peter D.
    "Check out a full 360 panning tour of the Rookery lobby."(3 Tips)
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  • Filmsquare
    FilmsquareSeptember 14, 2013
    The exterior of The Rookery Building stood in as the police station which housed Eliot Ness's Treasury agents in The Untouchables (1987).
  • Simon & Schuster M.
    One of the few remaining Chicago “skyscrapers” from the end of the 19th century, author Dominic Smith features this wonderful building in his novel BRIGHT AND DISTANT SHORES http://bit.ly/oM5tmC
  • Jeremy G.
    Jeremy GreenAugust 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Built in 1888 by Chicago architectural office of Burnham and Root the twelve story Rookery is considered the oldest standing high-rise in Chicago. The lobby was remodeled in 1905 by Frank L. Wright
  • Melissa B.
    Melissa BalsanJuly 8, 2012
    Go up the spiral staircase and look down - it's awesome!
  • Wendy D. C.
    Wendy D. CalvertApril 12, 2013
    Must take the tour to see the staircase unless you know someone who works in the building
  • Linda F.
    Linda FelterMay 8, 2015
    I highly recommend getting married here. ❤️❤️❤️
  • Vitaliy V.
    Vitaliy VladimirovApril 14, 2012
    Art of Imagination does amazing work here for weddings and events.
  • Peter D.
    Peter DykstraMarch 11, 2014
    Check out a full 360 panning tour of the Rookery lobby. Read more
  • Jane C.
    Jane CumminsMay 21, 2011
    Birds uses to nest inside of the walls - that's why it's called the Rookery
  • Drew F.
    Drew FreySeptember 9, 2012
    This is the oldest standing high-rise in town.
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff ParrySeptember 19, 2011
    security won't let you set up a tripod in the interior! Boo!!!
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda AggenMarch 7, 2013
    The police HQ of Eliot Ness in The Untouchables.
  • Rochelle M.
    Rochelle MorganMarch 5, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Beautiful lobby...
  • Cindy B.
    Cindy BolfApril 11, 2011
    Free 30 min tour on Monday and Friday!
  • ANTHONY P.
    ANTHONY PARRAJuly 2, 2013
    Some more of my backyard...what's yours?
  • Ira S.
    Ira SerkesApril 8, 2011
    Frank Lloyd did the right thing here
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