You know how people hate when Chicago’s skyline gets messed with? Especially since it’s recently become festooned with corporate logos and light-up doodads? Well, this should put some people’s teeth on edge:
It’s part of an electrical permit for 111 East Chestnut, formerly known as the Élysées Condominiums. “Élysées” as in the famous Parisian palace, or the more famous Parisian boulevard. Except that while Paris is the “City of Light,” that means “light” in the intellectual sense. Not the LED party rope sense. Let’s hope it looks better than it sounds.