Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1885/00/00 Burnham and Root Architect Daniel Burnham and John Root receive commission
1888/00/00 Burnham and Root Architects Offices of Burnham and Root World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
1888/00/00 Built
1905/00/00 Frank Lloyd Wright Architect Updates the light court
1931/00/00 William E Drummond Architect Adds Art Deco elements, divides 2-story entrance lobby into separate floors

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Particulars for Rookery Building:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Chicago School, Chicago Commercial
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Professional

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000238
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Burnham and Root
Architectural Style: Chicago
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1886, 1888
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Professional
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Professional

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