Friday, June 12, 2015


The historic Palmer House Hilton (see wiki).

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The Palmer’s large bronze Peacock designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany at the corner of State and Monroe.

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The iconic overhead CTA train tracks.

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The Crown Fountain

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Cloud Gate and the Chicago skyline.

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Boeing Gallery South featuring Paula, Laura and Inez by Jaume Plensa.

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The Art Institute of Chicago

A miniature display of a Virginia Parlor (1758-1787)

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Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja), Chola period, c. 1000, Bronze

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Houses at Chatou, Maurice de Vlaminck

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Interior at Nice, Henri Matisse

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The Red Armchair, Pablo Picasso

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Amphora (Storage Jar), Greek, Athens, 530/510 BC

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American Gothic, Grant Wood

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The Bedroom, Vincent van Gogh

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Entrance to the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building.

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Landmark clock in Chicago off State Street.

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The interior of the Hotel Burnham in the Reliance Building, the first skyscraper to feature large plate glass windows.

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Dining at Hotel Burnham’s Atwood Restaurant.

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Views from the 103rd floor (1,353ft/412m) of the Willis Tower (formerly and still commonly known as Sears Tower).  Willis Tower was the tallest building in the world from 1973 to 1998.

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The ledge,  a suspended glass observation boxes on the 103rd floor.

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The 53ft Flamingo sculpture in front of the Kluczynski Federal Building in Federal Plaza.

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U-505 (wiki), an actual German world war II submarine at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.

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The Chicago Theatre (wiki) following a heavy rain storm.

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