Chicago is universally recognized as an architecture mecca—but what's more fun than arguing about the best of the best? We spent hours debating our favorite buildings, consulting experts, taking (and retaking) some of the city’s best boat tours (for research, of course) and going back to argue again, all to determine this (obviously not at all definitive) ranking of Chicago’s most beautiful buildings. You'll find gorgeous conservatories, historical houses, orante churches and towering skyscrapers on the resulting list, along with some fun facts to impress your friends with. Scroll through our ranking of Chicago's most beautiful buildings, and don't forget to seek them out in the real world.
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