Project Description

Historic enthusiast Will Quam talks about the age of brick in Chicago,  “To me the real golden age of brick is from about 1905 to 1930, and that’s when you start seeing Chicago pulling in a lot of brick from all around the country, so you get these buildings built in the 1920s that just have incredible brick work, incredible brick design and brick colors all over them.”

He began posting photos on an Instagram account called Brick of Chicago, and began studying everything he could find on brick history and manufacturing.

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