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Lite of the Mind (a light-hearted look at all things Chicago)

A place in the stone

When nine out of ten campus buildings are constructed of Indiana limestone, ornamentation adds some color to the beige. Taking a Gothic cue, Chicago’s architects populated the quadrangles with graven images of role models and other fantastic creatures—often a nod to the building’s original purpose. Our reader challenge: which carving goes with what building?

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Answers (left to right):

ROW 1: Bartlett Gymnasium, Classics Building, Wieboldt Hall (two)

ROW 2: Culver Hall, Foster Hall, International House, Ida Noyes Hall

ROW 3: Reynolds Club (three in a row), Rockefeller Chapel

ROW 4: Swift Hall