We bought the Universal Ticket from the FLW Foundation to get admission to both Robie House and The Rookery, which I'd never actually heard of. If you can schedule your tour on the correct day, you can also see the restored Burnham library upstairs. Tour guide took us up the stairs to the third floor, explaining how Wright had updated Burnham and Root's original design. Covered a lot of the exposed cast iron in marble. A later renovation added more marble but also exposed one side of one cast iron column ... pretty neat. Went across the street to learn more about the building including one theory that it's called The Rookery because of the crows (rooks) carved above the entrance doors ... some say they represent the elected officials of the day 'crowing' at each other. Funny. A don't miss attraction in Chicago, especially for a Wright fan.
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