The Classicizing Chicago Project

The Classicizing Chicago Project

Chicago history is full of scattered traces of a changing, sometimes antagonistic, but always keen relationship with the Greek and Roman past.  The Classicizing Chicago Project is building a digital archive of examples of this cultural mingling across time and space, and a collection of interpretative materials of interest to scholars, students, teachers and the general public.

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Browse the three sample datasets on architecture, education or theater topics

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Our growing image bank is especially strong for architecture and theater

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Interpretative Essays

Interpretative essays written by specialists offer in-depth analysis and discussion

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Research Notes

Research notes examine individual people, events or subjects

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