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Abstraction 6/26K JPG The application of geometric abstraction to add interest to otherwise prosaic architecture is popular in Chicago neighborhoods. In some, decorative panels like this one are embedded with flagstone that, in an ancient past, might have been used to actually build one the house.

Abstraction with rooflets 4/23K JPG This is a grander form follows-function-gesture than is usually seen in the city's residential apartments The rooflets really make the vertical elements work.

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