Chicago's architecture ranks among the finest in the United States. The great buildings of Chicago tell the story of the city from its destruction by the great fire in 1871 to the creation of an architectural skyline unmatched by any in the world. This deck of knowledge cards contains photos and architectural information about 48 of Chicago's finest buildings. Use them to take an armchair tour or to serve as a guide for a walking tour of the city. Perhaps they'll even inspire a budding architect to design the great building of tomorrow!