Originally posted on CBS Chicago. A photographer who was laid off during the pandemic took the opportunity to follow his passion, and it’s certainly paying off. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot spoke to photographer Ronnie Frey while he was shooting video and asked him what he was doing. Frey captures images of doorways and architecture throughout Chicago and posts the
Originally posted on SecretChicago.com Chicago’s architectural diversity is second to none! Chicago is teeming with architectural gems of all shapes and sizes. Chicago is famed for its architectural diversity. Gothic, Victorian, Romanesque, Art Deco, an array of different Modernist styles, you name it – Chicago has it. From wonderful Workers Cottages and charming Chateauesque Mansions to the wide range of
Ronnie Frey, creator of the Doorways of Chicago Instagram account, talks about his new walking tour “Historic Homes, Cottages & Buildings of Wicker Park.” From Fox32 Chicago
Doorways Of Chicago Launches Wicker Park Walking Tour, Highlighting Workers Cottages And Neighborhood Landmarks
Self-guided tours of the neighborhood from the popular Instagram account are now available. In-person tours will begin in April. Originally published on Block Club Chicago. WICKER PARK — The person behind a popular Chicago Instagram account is launching a series of walking tours of historical homes and landmarks in Wicker Park. Doorways of Chicago is run by Ronnie Frey. He posts
Originally published on Secret Chicago Doorways of Chicago was asked to showcase several “Up” houses around Chicago! Check them out here.
Discover the crossroads of American history that is uniquely Chicago. This is the most fabulous, MUST SEE, historic preservation project in all of Chicago!
Take a walking tour through Chicago at Christmastime with a designer whose love of doorways is contagious.
“This Popular Housing Style In Chicago Is Going Extinct”. Workers cottages, once a staple of Chicago’s middle-class culture, came to define the character of its residential neighborhoods. Now they’re being demolished in the name of urban development. Can they be saved, or will they slip, one by one, into obscurity?