G’Day Mate: Aussie Pub Calls Chicago Architecture One Of World’s Best
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G’Day Mate: Aussie Pub Calls Chicago Architecture One Of World’s Best

If more visitors seem to have an Australian accent, we may be able to thank the travel website traveller.com.au, which just named Chicago one of the six best cities in the world for great architecture. Traveller.com called Chicago “the home of the skyscraper,” and “a rite of passage for every architecture student.” It went on to describe how Daniel Burham and Louis Sullivan made the city their laboratory for...

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Scraping the Sky Before There Were Skyscrapers

Chimneys were Chicago’s first skyscrapers.  But as the modern-day version moved in, the factories moved out.  Still, there are plenty of fascinating chimneys around the city.  They don’t belch as often as they used to, but they still stand tall.  Someone could make a nice coffee table book out of chimneys.  For the life of me, I can’t remember where I shot this one.  I suspect it’s in the Lincoln Park, or...

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