Archive for January 2012

Chicago's Beautiful French Connection

I recently was fortunate enough to take a vacation to France, it was the first time I had been out of the country in a long time!  I was impressed with the architectural style of many of the buildings in Paris, as in the example shown above. Then it struck me that through the influence... Read more »

The Cathedral District and Tributes to My Loved Ones

Several of Chicago’s most famous churches are grouped closely together, between Delaware and Ontario to the North and South, and Michigan Avenue to Lasalle on the East and West.  They include Fourth Presbyterian, the recently demolished Scottish Rite Cathedral on Dearborn and Walton, and two more cathedrals, St. James and Holy Name. Several high end... Read more »