Category Archives: Museums

Day 168: Muster at the Chicago Fire Academy

Today was the Muster at the Chicago Fire Academy hosted by the 5-11 Club of Chicago. This event ran from 8am-1pm today and hosted a variety of antique and newer fire apparatus and fire equipment.  Demonstrations were done using fire … Continue reading

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Day 161: Remembering Last Year

    This time last year, the city of Chicago was getting ready to head out in an 80 degree day in hockey jerseys to cheer on the Blackhawks brought the Stanley Cup to Chicago.  With ticker tape falling from … Continue reading

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Day 68: Along the Museum Campus

This photo was taken in the museum campus, which lies in the Southeast corner of Grant Park.  The museum campus was created to transform the vicinity of the museums (Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium) into a pedestrian-friendly park … Continue reading

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Day 64: In the Reflection

In honor of a special person’s birthday today, I decided to post this photo since I know that she really loves this one. This photo was taken using a tripod and shows the reflection of the skyline in the windows … Continue reading

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Day 55: Sundial

This is a photo of the working sundial outside of the Adler Planetarium with the Chicago skyline in the back.  The sundial was designed in 1980 by Henry Moore and is named “Man Enters the Cosmos”.  Here is a little … Continue reading

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Day 4: Reflections

One of my favorite touristy destinations of the city is the Shedd Aquarium.  I tend to be easily amused by little creatures swimming around and doing their thing.  One of my favorite and most amusing creatures to watch is THIS … Continue reading

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