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 or Alabaster.
The Marble Palace, Kolkata is located at 46, Muktaram Babu Street, Kolkata 700007.
Marble is a metamorphic rock type form. Marble is used as a building material and as sculpture material also.