So often we think we need to hop on a plane to appreciate architectural details like stained glass window, but actually you don’t need to go to Rome or Paris to see breathtakingly beautiful works of stained glass. America has had many stained glass masters, the most famous of which was Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany became so known because he was an innovator in making glass with new colors and textures, and his windows eventually eliminated the lead outlines to make glass panels comparable to paintings. For a stained glass tour of Chicago, here are a few of my recommendations, most of which are free to visit.
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