Slice of Life: The Air Up There

Helicopter lift

It turns out that you don’t have to wait until warmer weather for helicopter lifts in Chicago.  Our Gold Coast Spy shot these pictures of a helicopter lift at the intersection of Michigan and Wacker over the weekend.  No matter how many of these we see, it’s just something you can’t help but marvel at.

Helicopter lift

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