Posts tagged "Millennium Park"

Strolling Multi-Faceted Michigan Avenue and Remembering a Friend

I think the best way to see Chicago is to walk whenever and wherever you can!  I walked from Roosevelt Road to Oak Street just this morning along Michigan Avenue, and I was struck with some amazing insights.  The Blackstone Hotel, the stately Chicago Hilton and the amazing Auditorium Theater were early standouts as I... Read more »

From the 1933 World's Fair "Homes of Tomorrow" to Millennium Park!

You wouldn’t believe it based on this weekend, but last weekend was a great one for hiking outdoors!  I chose to head to Indiana Dunes, which is not far from my favorite area along the Lake for looking at vacation homes, namely Union Pier.  I see so many Chicago people I know walking along the... Read more »

Architecture and Politics: Chicago's Favorite Topics!

Chicago’s reputation as home of some of the best architecture in the world is well deserved.  One of my favorites, Benjamin Marshall, is being honored with a Black Tie event celebrating the 100th anniversary of his stunning buildings along East Lake Shore Drive.  The event will be on Friday night, March 4, at the Drake... Read more »
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Top Ten Buildings of the Last Decade and Seasonal Sights!

As the year and the Decade draw to a close, there have been many Top Ten lists come out.  Here is one of my favorites:  The Huffington Post had a great article on the Top Ten Architectural Achievements of the last ten years.  Here is a link:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacob-slevin/10-best-architecture-mome_b_798929.html#s212691 and below are a few of the... Read more »