Category Archives: Architecture

The Uptown Theater

Yesterday I posted the last of my Open House Chicago (Uptown edition) photos.  I have plenty more from various neighborhoods throughout the city that I can’t wait to post but I’m going to hold those off until this upcoming October.  … Continue reading

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The Riviera Theater

My last stop in Uptown during the OHC was the Riviera Theater. While I have been there on several occasions, I usually tend to be in an altered state from the $8 beers offered in this wonderful venue and accompanied by a couple thousand friends … Continue reading

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Preston Bradley Center

Another Uptown stop that I made during OHC was to the Preston Bradley Center- also known as The Peoples Church.  This is a place that I have driven by a million times and always wondered what it was like inside … Continue reading

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Essanay Studios

Here is the second in a series of photos I took during the Open House Chicago (OHC) event- Essanay Studios. Essanay Studios, located in the 1300 block of West Argyle Street, is in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. Its peculiar name is an amalgam … Continue reading

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Bridgeview Bank

Well, I’m sure that you have seen that I had been neglecting my blog a bit due to the fact that my summer was pretty packed with plenty to do.  But now that the weather is cooling off and my … Continue reading

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Day 365: Finale

Today marks my 365th post and the end to my blog-form “project 365”. A year ago today I decided to start sharing photos that I have taken throughout this amazing city and wanted everyone to see what a wonderful and … Continue reading

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Day 363: Old Water Tower

Constructed in 1869 using big limestone blocks, the Chicago Water Tower, with all its small neo-gothic towers resembles more a tiny European medieval castle than a water tower. It was designed by architect William W. Boyington and houses a 40 … Continue reading

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Day 362: Preston Bradley Hall

Preston Bradley Hall is located at the Chicago Cultural Center downtown. This is where you can find the famous Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass dome. This dome was restored in 2008 with amazing results to allow the dome to be … Continue reading

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Day 361: Reflections of the Hall

This photo was taken in Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center.  It was taken out of the East-facing window out onto Michigan Ave. with the reflection of Preston  Bradley Hall.

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Day 352: Christmas Wrigley

During the holidays Chicago buildings all glow in red and green.  The Wrigley building is no exception to this.

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