Category Archives: Parks

Day 54: Lonely Bench

What can I really say about this picture… I just love how great simple things we take for granted, like a park bench, can be if it’s caught at the right angle in the right light.  Photography helps to bring out the … Continue reading

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Day 42: Flying High

This is a picture of someone kitesurfing at Montrose Beach (Chicago’s Kite Beach) on a windy day.  The ban on kiteboarding was lifted on a test basis starting Labor Day 2004 as an “at-your-own-risk” activity and was evaluated in the … Continue reading

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Day 35: The Snow Gate

The Cloud Gate (aka The Bean) with the reflection of the blizzard.

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Day 29: Scales

This is the pedestrian bridge over Columbus Drive that connects Daley Plaza with Millennium Park.  Created by Frank Gehry in 2004 this bridge has won awards for its use with sheet metal.  Named the BP Pedestrian Bridge due to the … Continue reading

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Day 26: Snow Covered “Bean”

This is Cloud Gate in Millenium Park…mostly known as the “bean”.  Created by British artist Anish Kapoor.  The artist wanted to create something that would reflect the Chicago skyline and clouds above. The sculpture is one of the largest of its … Continue reading

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Day 25: Buds of Spring

Taken at the Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chinatown.

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