Chicago Brick of the Day: Battle of Princeton

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: Yet another piece of rock from yet another Revolutionary War battle in New Jersey.  This time it’s probably the Battle of Princeton ....

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Slice of Life: Glaring Admission

The toughest pigeon in the Loop glares at lunchtime picnickers who dare intrude on his territory at the Chase Tower, 10 South Dearborn...

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Chicago Brick of the Day: Trenton, New Jersey

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: The location where Washington crossed the Delaware River near Trenton, New Jersey  Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or...

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Slice of Life: Seeking Sailors

A crowd of sad sailboats wait at 2561 South Paulina Street on the shoreline for some sailor to love them.  This photo was taken in late July, so chances are they’re not going to see any wave action this...

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Chicago Brick of the Day: Cathedral of Notre Dame in Reims

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Reims, France.  Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or other piece of stonework embedded in...

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Slice of Life: Shameful Skyline

The famous Chicago skyline in the background is eclipsed by a skyline of refuse in the foreground at 2542 South Wood...

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Chicago Brick of the Day: Battle of Trenton

In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: A battlefield in Trenton, New Jersey; possibly from the Battle of Trenton . Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or other...

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Slice of Life: No Window Unsmashed

A pair of industrial facilities lie derelict on Chicago’s South Side.  Between the two of them, only one window remains intact.  The silos at 2860 South Damen Avenue were built in the...

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Chicago Brick of the Day: American Pilgrim Museum

  In an effort to showcase the magnificent architecture of Chicago’s Tribune Tower, and to help people understand just how powerful and influential the Chicago Tribune newspaper once was, the Chicago Architecture Blog presents: Chicago Brick of the Day. Today’s brick is from: Leiden American Pilgrim Museum in The Netherlands. Each day we’ll show a photograph of a rock, brick, or other piece of stonework embedded...

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Slice of Life: An Aisle of History

A gently sloping walkway surrounds people with the history of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, at Canal Origins Park at 2701 South Ashland Avenue where the I&M once connected the Chicago River with points east. Today, the former canal confluence has been filled in and capped by an industrial...

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