Chicago, IL Photos

Chicago, Illinois, facing Lake Michigan & studded with Architecture which has set standards for the world for over a century, offers visitors an ever changing collection of vistas. Over 620 original photos capture the beauty of the windy city.

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Chicago Loop Brown Century Tower, blue Florsheim Tower, octagonal Randolph Tower, white 180 N. LaSalle, round sky lit Thompson Center & semi-round-topped 120 N. LaSalle from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL Blue Inland Steel & white 55 West Monroe buildings from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL Chicago Theater. Chicago, IL
Sears Tower & Skydeck Sears Tower seen from Grant Park. Chicago, IL Chicago skyline along North Michigan Avenue plus Lake Michigan northward from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL
Harold Washington Library Center Facade of Harold Washington Library Center. Chicago, IL Stylized flame with sculpted owl on Harold Washington Library Center. Chicago, IL
South Dearborn Street Skyscrapers South Dearborn Street with oldest skyscrapers Fisher, Old Colony, Plymouth & Manhattan buildings. Chicago, IL Fisher Building. Chicago, IL
Marquette Building with Tiffany mosaics of Marquette & Jolliet South facade of Marquette Building. Chicago, IL Mosaic portrait of Louis Jolliet explorer of western New France in Marquette Building. Chicago, IL
Carson Pirie Scott Department Store by Louis H. Sullivan Carson Pirie Scott horizontal windows which define the Chicago style of architecture. Chicago, IL Art Nouveau corner entrance of Carson Pirie Scott department store. Chicago, IL
Marshall Field & Co. Store Clock on corner of Marshall Field & Co. Chicago, IL Mosaic ceiling of one open well area in Marshall Field & Co. Chicago, IL
Chicago Theater Facade arch of Chicago Theater. Chicago, IL Lobby of Chicago Theater. Chicago, IL
Oriental Theater Oriental Theater. Chicago, IL Lobby of Oriental Theater. Chicago, IL
Chicago Board of Trade Building Ground floor facade detail of Chicago Board of Trade. Chicago, IL Ceres statue by John Henry Bradley Storrs atop Chicago Board of Trade. Chicago, IL
Federal Building with Alexander Calder's Flamingo Flamingo sculpture by Alexander Calder in front of Federal Building. Chicago, IL
Chase Tower & Marc Chagall Mosaic Chase Tower. Chicago, IL Marc Chagall's mosaic detail of musicians & dancers at Chase Tower. Chicago, IL
Richard J. Daley Center with Picasso Sculpture Monumental statue by Pablo Picasso on Plaza of Richard J. Daley Center. Chicago, IL
James R. Thompson Center with Jean Dubuffet Sculpture James R. Thompson Center. Chicago, IL Sculpture called Monument With Standing Beast by Jean Dubuffet in plaza of James R. Thompson Center. Chicago, IL
Chicago River & Wacker Drive Chicago Sun-Times, buildings & commuter trains along North Branch of Chicago River from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge over Chicago River. Chicago, IL
Marina City Marina City. Chicago, IL
77 West Wacker Upper floors of 77 West Wacker. Chicago, IL
Michigan Avenue South of Chicago River Buildings of Michigan Avenue over Grant Park. Chicago, IL Lantern dome & carved buffalo heads of Metropolitan Tower. Chicago, IL Overview of highrises along Michigan Avenue including red CNA Plaza seen against Grant Park & boats on Lake Michigan. Chicago, IL
Chicago's Millennium Park with Frank Gehry's Pavilion Stainless steel details of headdress of Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Chicago, IL A thousand photos of faces from all ethnic groups are projected sequentially on the Crown Fountain Towers which contain arrays of LED screens in Millennium Park. Chicago, IL
Grant Park & Buckingham Fountain Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park. Chicago, IL Sculpted steel flowers in Grant Park seen against Sears Tower. Chicago, IL
Louis Sullivan's Auditorium Building Entrance stonework of Auditorium Building by Adler & Sullivan. Chicago, IL
Santa Fe or Railway Exchange Building White terra cotta cornice sculptures of Santa Fe Building. Chicago, IL
Peoples Gas Company Building Upper floor decorations of Peoples Gas Company Building. Chicago, IL
Monroe & University Club Buildings by Holabird & Roche Mixture of Romanesque & Gothic features of Monroe Building. Chicago, IL Gothic decorations of The University Club. Chicago, IL
CNA Plaza CNA Plaza. Chicago, IL
Smurfit-Stone Building Smurfit-Stone Building. Chicago, IL
Aon Center & Prudential Center Aon Center to right of Prudential Plazas. Chicago, IL
Carbide & Carbon Building Crown detail of Carbide & Carbon Building. Chicago, IL
Michigan Avenue North of Chicago River - Magnificent Mile InterContinental Chicago with orange dome, Tribune & Wrigley towers from Sears Skydeck. Chicago, IL Looking up North Michigan Av. with FCB, City Place & One Magnificent Mile. Chicago, IL Scottish Rite Cathedral. Chicago, IL
Wrigley Building Wrigley Building. Chicago, IL
Tribune Tower Crown of Tribune Tower. Chicago, IL
InterContinental Chicago InterContinental Chicago. Chicago, IL
Navy Pier Navy Pier, apartments along East Randolph Street & Millennium Park from Sears Tower. Chicago, IL Ferris wheel on Navy Pier entertainment area. Chicago, IL
Old Water Tower Turret detail of Old Water Tower. Chicago, IL
John Hancock Center John Hancock Center. Chicago, IL
900 North Michigan 900 North Michigan Avenue. Chicago, IL
Gold Coast Richardsonian Romanesque building, 1400 North Astor at East Schiller Streets in the Gold Coast. Chicago, IL Sun bathers at Oak Street Beach. Chicago, IL
Charnley House by F.L. Wright & L.H. Sullivan James Charnley House. Chicago, IL
Lincoln Park Standing Abraham Lincoln statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Lincoln Park. Chicago, IL
Art Institute of Chicago Lion sculpture stands before Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL Two sisters on the Terrace by Pierre Auguste Renoir at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Field Museum of Natural History Field Museum of Natural History. Chicago, IL Tyrannosaurus Rex skull at Field Museum of Natural History. Chicago, IL
Shedd Aquarium Curved glass wall of Shedd Aquarium performance area. Chicago, IL
National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum Arcade Barker by Richard Yohnka at National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum. Chicago, IL
Prairie Avenue & Glessner House Offset doorway trademark of H.H. Richardson on Glessner House. Chicago, IL Elbridge G. Keith House. Chicago, IL
Tiffany Windows of Second Presbyterian Church Second Presbyterian Church. Chicago, IL Forest scene stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany & Edward Burne-Jones in Second Presbyterian Church. Chicago, IL
Chicago Museum of Science & Industry Pediment detail of Museum of Science & Industry, for which original plaster exterior was replicated in stone. Chicago, IL Front end of Burlington Route Zephyr at Museum of Science & Industry. Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Rockefeller Memorial Chapel of University of Chicago. Chicago, IL Carved armadillo on commemorative bench at University of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Robie House by F.L. Wright Frederick C. Robie House. Chicago, IL
Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Oak Park Studio entrance of Frank Lloyd Wright home. Oak Park, IL
Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Houses in Oak Park & River Forest Front door of William Herman Winslow House, one of Wright's first commissions. River Forest, IL Nathan G. Moore House. Oak Park, IL
Unity Temple, Oak Park by F.L. Wright Pulpit of Unity Temple. Oak Park, IL
Victorian Homes of Oak Park & River Forest Queen Anne houses across the street from F.L. Wright's home & studio. Oak Park, IL
Chicago Transit CTA rapid transit train passes over streets of Chicago on elevated loop. Chicago, IL Metra commuter train car. Chicago, IL
Chicago Bridges Tour boat passes under Michigan Avenue Bridge over Chicago River. Chicago, IL
Chicago Graceland Cemetery Monument to Martin A. Ryerson lumber merchant & developer in Graceland Cemetery. Chicago, IL

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