Chicago offers architecture fans a canon of great buildings and an incredible skyline. But below the surface, and perhaps beyond the topic areas being covered in the discussions surrounding the Chicago Architecture Biennial, sit numerous unconventional and just plain indescribable buildings. Relics, experiments and misfits, these structures aren't celebrated as much as the classics. But like the odd quirk in a significant other that becomes endearing over time, these buildings become not just landmarks of the unorthodox, but familiar sights, something to look forward to in the urban landscape. Curbed asked some Chicago architecture writers to submit their personal favorite obscure Chicago building. By no means complete, this map, which includes some of our own picks, offers a different look at the city's architecture legacy.
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