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The monroe building
A Chicago Masterpiece Rediscovered
Richard Cahan and Michael Williams
Purchased in 2005 by Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), Chicago’s Monroe Building has been lovingly restored, updated, and reborn—now serving as home to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. The Monroe Building: A Chicago Masterpiece Rediscovered chronicles the history of the building from conception through restoration, presenting a history of Chicago architecture through the lens of one building and detailing just how a Chicago masterpiece was rediscovered.