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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