Home Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building – 2019 Most Endangered Rotunda Building, O’Hare Airport, Designed by Gertrude Kerbis, Photo Credit C.F. Murphy and Associates Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior view of stairs. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Restaurant on the mezzanine level of the Rotunda Building, Seven Continents Restaurant interior view. Hedrich-Blessing, photographer Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago Expansive views of O’Hare airfield from the ground floor Tartan Tray Coffee Shop © Preservation Chicago Archives Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior view. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers

Rotunda Building, O’Hare Airport, Designed by Gertrude Kerbis, Photo Credit C.F. Murphy and Associates Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior view of stairs. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents Restaurant on the mezzanine level of the Rotunda Building, Seven Continents Restaurant interior view. Hedrich-Blessing, photographer Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago Expansive views of O’Hare airfield from the ground floor Tartan Tray Coffee Shop © Preservation Chicago Archives Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior view. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers

The grand concourse connecting Terminals 1 and 2 with entry to the Seven Continents Restaurant on mezzanine and the Tartan Tray Coffee Shop on ground level, circa 1963, with original oculus skylight and lighting before extensive modifications. Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior view. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago
Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior view of stairs. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago  Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, interior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago  Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior rendering. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago  Seven Continents Restaurant on the mezzanine level of the Rotunda Building, Seven Continents Restaurant interior view. Hedrich-Blessing, photographer Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago  Expansive views of O’Hare airfield from the ground floor Tartan Tray Coffee Shop © Preservation Chicago Archives  Seven Continents Building / O’Hare Rotunda Building, exterior view. Courtesy Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Archive, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago  Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers  Seven Continents / Rotunda Building, with view of skylight and lighting after extensive and insensitive modifications © Eric Allix Rogers Facebook