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Abstract: "Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and architecture for liberal religion in Chicago, 1885-1909."

One of the things I like about writing this blog is that I get to continually expand its scope into a myriad of topics which have, at one point or another, held my fancy. 451 more words

History & Culture

Night Aqua.2

Here is another photo of the Aqua Building at night . It’s such an interesting building to look at, no matter the time of day or night.


Night Aqua

Couple of weeks ago, I walked around downtown and I walked past the Aqua Building. I thought it was kind of cool to play with the look of this building at night. 34 more words


Night Owls at the Harold Washington Library

I really liked the Harold Washington Library.¬† It’s one of the more iconic symbols of Chicago and one of the primary protectors of Chicago’s history. Here’s a factoid for you: The Chicago Public Library system didn’t exist until word of the Great Chicago Fire reached the Queen of England and in response, she sent library’s worth of books to Chicago because she thought that Chicago’s libraries were all up in smoke. 77 more words



This wasn’t my first time in Chicago, or the last, but it was the most fun yet. The crowds of people wearing green, the river dyed bright emerald, the downtown parade, and the general celebration spirit around downtown made even the regular Chicago activities (pretty awesome any other day of the year) that¬†much more exciting. 139 more words