Wayback Wednesday: A Skyline Frozen in Time
Jan29

Wayback Wednesday: A Skyline Frozen in Time

A polar bear-style dip into the archive this week brings us to January 29, 2005: Fifteen years ago today. That’s the day we crunched through the snow-crusted grounds of Soldier Field to take this snap of the Chicago skyline. Soldier Field, January 29, 2005...

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See How Chicago Grows
Nov06

See How Chicago Grows

It’s no secret that Chicago’s Near North side has grown by leaps and bounds over the last five years.  But how do you show that visually? Some people try maps.  Some use charts.  Others write long-winded blog posts that seemingly have nothing to do with the topic at hand. (Guilty!)  But Joe Zekas over at YoChicago! has a better way: A single photograph. Well, it’s actually two photographs.  One taken in 2013, and...

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Slice of Life: Skyscraper Sunrise

The sun peeks out over Lake Michigan and illuminates the skyscraper forest of Chicago on an early morning.  From this vantage point, several buildings clearly stand head and shoulders above the rest: Trump International Hotel and Tower (401 North Wabash Street) Willis Tower (233 South Wacker Drive) 300 North LaSalle (300 North LaSalle Drive) The Park Tower (800 North Michigan Avenue) Why no 100-story John Hancock Center (875 North...

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