Category Archives: Parks

Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial

Sadly, the city of Chicago lost another hero last night. Chicago Fire Department Captain Herbert Johnson passed away Friday night from injuries received in the line of duty while battling a fire on the south side of the city. It’s … Continue reading

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Chicago Open Pro Beach Volleyball

With the sun bazing and hardly a cloud in the sky, it was a perfect Sunday in Chicago to get out and hit the beach. So after driving down Lake Shore Drive all week and watching the progression of crews … Continue reading

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Day 252: Staircase in the Park

Six acres of serenity in the heart of the city, the magnificent park at Lakeshore East is the centerpiece of the community. This virtual botanic garden designed by world-renowned landscape architect James Burnett together with Chicago’s Site Design Group was … Continue reading

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Day 251: Homeless

A homeless man sleeps on a park bench in Daley Bicentennial Plaza right off of Randolph street.

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Day 205: Meigs Field

Merrill C. Meigs Field Airport (IATA: CGX, ICAO: KCGX), was a single strip airport that operated from December 1948 until March 2003. It was built on Northerly Island, the man-made peninsula that was also the site of the 1933–1934 Century of Progress in Chicago. The airport opened on December … Continue reading

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Day 167: Peaceful Day by the Lake

I took this shot while walking along the Lakefront Trail between Montrose Beach and Foster Beach.

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Day 150: The Lonely Tree

A fog rolls in throughout the park and covers the park, leaving a lonely tree exposed.

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