Category Archives: Historic Landmarks

Warm thoughts…

With MLB’s spring training about to kick off and Chicago’s weather being at an all time low, I’ve been thinking a lot about spending some warm days and nights at Wrigley Field this summer. I can’t wait to catch some … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!  As is tradition, here’s a creepy photo of the Pullman Factory in the Pullman neighborhood to set the mood for the holiday.  Although the factory looks very creepy and run down, there are no reported or documented cases … Continue reading

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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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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 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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