680 North Lake Shore Drive

  • 680 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL
  • Residential + Commercial
  • Built: 1924-1926
  • Restored: 1996-Present
680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo

An overall view of 680 North Lake Shore Drive.

680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo

The massive terra cotta pinnacles required restoration.

680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo

To access the pinnacles, pipe scaffold was erected.

680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo

A close-up of the roof reveals a dormer where brackets take the form of animal heads.

680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo

Tan brick, combined with light terra cotta details, can be found on every elevation.

680 North Lake construction photo
680 North Lake construction photo