Category Archives: Historic Landmarks
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Day 351: Water Tower
The Water Tower downtown Chicago decorated for Christmas.
Day 331: Navy Pier
The headhouse at Navy Pier. For more historical information on Navy Pier, click here.