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Farnsworth House

A few days I got to see one of the finest architectural building made by the minimalist architect Mies Van Der Rohe out by Plano, Illinois right next to the Fox Lake River. 567 more words


River Cruise

Crossing bridges can be scary.

Going under bridges can also be scary.

Especially when you go under a bridge in a tour boat and have something drop on your boat toward the back of the group and no one can really say what it is but it’s some sort of liquid and I think it’s water and it’s probably just water but no one ever really says and someone brings out paper towels and they clean it up so it’s probably just water because no one really complained and they’d definitely complain if it was something other than water, right?


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Architecture

In this Architecture challenge, Cee asks us to share whatever types of buildings appeal to us. I am a huge fan of architectural photography and of contemporary architecture. 188 more words


Chicago Architecture - South Pond Pavillion

Curves of the South Pond Pavilion on the Nature Boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo. One of the best views of the city is looking through this structure.


Ron Kwaske sets a feat in feet

The Chicago Architecture Blog reported on the super-slim medical office building under construction in River North designed by Ron Kwaske.  How narrow is the building? Only 20 feet wide. 12 more words


Do You Deserve to Live in Chicago?

“Who deserves to live in Chicago?” Amisha Patel, a panelist at the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards asked.

This question shocked me. I’m not from here. Most of my friends are not from here. 1,457 more words


The Diamond Jubilee Fashion Show - Brother Rice HS Chicago

The Brother Rice Mothers’ Club presents an annual fashion show. It is its principal fundraiser for Brother Rice High School – Chicago. The 2016 Fashion Show celebrates the Mothers’ Club and School’s 60th anniversary, or diamond jubilee. 69 more words