This is the Aon Center, formerly the Amoco Building, and originally the Standard Oil Building. It's actually now faced with granite, since the original marble cladding began coming away from the structure. The entire tower was reclad a few years back. According to a docent at the Chicago Architectural foundation, marble was well known not to withstand the extremes of Chicago temperatures. However, the wife of the company president thought that marble would be pretty, so marble it was. Regardless, the building is a fine example of the International School of architecture, has an incredible courtyard and fountain at the base, and some great public sculpture including John Kearney's Deer.
The Taj Mahal is made of marble.
Chemical weathering of the building.
The Chrysler Building is a sky scraper located in New York City. Materials used to build the Chrysler building include masonry, steel, stone, marble and concrete.
The address of the Marble Public Library is: 302 Alice Avenue, Marble, 55764 0409
Marble is a metamorphic rock type form. Marble is used as a building material and as sculpture material also.
Marble Arch is a monument located in west London. There are many hotels located in that area. These include The Montcalm London, The Sumner, The Marble Arch by Montcalm, and The Arch London.
Marble or Alabaster.
The address of the Marble Historical Society is: 412 W Main Street, Marble, CO 81623
Some of the floors are marble. Mostly the building is made of wood and steel.
Purely aesthetics - it makes the building 'look nice'.
Marble can be found in Italy, Greece, Turkey, and much of North Africa.
The address of the Marble Falls Public Library is: 101 Main St, Marble Falls, 78654 M
The address of the Marble Rock Public Library is: 122 S Main St, Marble Rock, 50653 0236
Marble has value as a building material, a raw material for sculpting and decorative pieces, and as a source of calcium carbonate.
Marble and Sandstone
Weather resistance mix used in building containing marble ,lime and glue
Metamorphic rock such as marble make good building material because of it's strength and durability. It is highly desirable in that it takes a high polish.
The address of the Marble Rock Historical Society Inc is: 1955 270Th St, Marble Rock, IA 50653-9643