Slice of Life: On a Clear Day You Can See Oak Park

The newer high rises of Chicago’s Near North Side and Gold Coast look across what was once the Illinois prairie.  On a clear day, you can see the buildings of Oak Park, the smoke stacks near Morris, and the hills beyond.  With the proper optics… who knows?


Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at

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