B R Guest House

1044 N. Humphrey, Oak Park, Illinois, 60302, United States | B&B
Prices starting from $55.00
 

Travel Blogs from Oak Park

Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright

A travel blog entry by bulaska

From Chicago it's not far away to Oak Park, where two very famous persons were active - Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright.

In case of Hemingway you can visit his birth house which is a museum now. We decides against it as the entrance fee was quite high. But the reviews are very good and it seems worth to visit it.

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Architectural Nerds!

A travel blog entry by rorox

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... famous because of the numerous fragments of famous buildings from around the world which have been incorporated into the exterior wall of the building. The editor of the newspaper at the time the building was being constructed, instructed his writers from all around the world to return to the headquarters with fragments of significant buildings from their designated region. Even if you ignored the amazing architecture of this building, you could not ignore this unique ...

The secret station

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank

1

... office block and down some steps. Don't they want us going there? I booked my tour of Robie House, one of FLW's masterpieces, that's still being restored. Long, low and light it's one of his best Prairie Style houses. I loved the coloured glass and the open plan sitting room, which would be great for parties. One of the people on the tour remembered it in a dilapidated state so it was good to see it in safer hands. Nearby was the Oriental Institute, a slightly old-fashioned ...

Untouchable

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank

3

... for Chicago station on the Blue line, only to find myself in an insalubrious part of town. I wanted the Red line! The view from the John Hancock building is super as, being slightly north of the city, you see the skyline so much better. I loved looking down on all the rooftop swimming pools. And, taking Bill's advice, had a beer. In the evening I showed Jane a trick but she was distinctly unimpressed! Bill and I had a good chat and seemed to have opened more than one bottle of ...

The Replacements

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

25

... much of the game and that some might not even play at all but I decided this was an opportunity I couldn’t afford to miss.

So, after another hearty breakfast at Eggsperience I decided that today would be centred around sorting things out for the game tonight. First up was a trip on the L and then the bus over to Soldier Field to buy a jersey for the game. Thankfully, it was open this time as the last two times I’d been it was closed for lunch. After ...

Location

This B&B, located in the Oak Park area of Oak Park, is near Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, Hemingway Museum, and City of Chicago Store.
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