|Brilliant Henry Moore bronze
sculpture sets off some of Chicago’s
|Crown Fountain in Millenium Park,
a kid magnet on this summer day.
|Famous radio commentator “Good Day!” Paul Harvey
was a proud Chigagoan from WWII until his death in 2009.
|America’s finest, the Blue Angels, thrilled the crowds
in downtown Chicago as they buzzed the buildings.
|The old Montgomery Ward administration building
has been converted into swanky condominiums
and luxury office space for companies like Groupon
and Dyson Vacuum.
|Our family group of ten had a great time on the
Chicago Architecture Foundation boat tour,
where you can see all the amazing buildings from
the water view side, with no traffic at all.
|The massive old Chicago Post Office was the largest
building in the world in 1932, when Chicago was home
to massive mail order titans Sears and Montgomery Ward.
Plans are slowly in the works to turn the 2.7 million
square feet into residential space.
|Willis Tower, formerly known as
Sears Tower, was the world’s tallest
building for 24 years. Those people
on the top floor didn’t have such a
good view on the day we saw it.
|Love the shimmering green building, 333 West Wacker
Drive, contoured to echo the curve of the Chicago river.
Many Chicago buildings are named by address only,
to avoid fire department confusion. This is
where Ferris Bueller’s dad worked!
|Always knew the Donald had his
head in the clouds!