From the moment we set foot in Chicago it felt like no where else we’d ever been. A cross between the hustle and bustle of New York City, the architecture of Pittsburg, and the charm of Washington D.C., Chicago is definitely unique. But can you even begin to describe it in the context of these three world-class cities? It brings it’s own flavor to the table — the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Willis (Sears) Tower, Lincoln Park, and the Chicago river running through the heart of downtown. The weather changes at the drop of a hat — we were caught in the rain once or twice during our two day visit. And I’ve only now noticed how varied the images are; many stand in contrast to each other. There is a healthy underground walking area where it is quite dark; then, within a few blocks you can be on the water front of Lake Michigan.
I’m not sure what the future will bring for us, but Chicago is definitely a contender for our hearts — a cold wintered contender. Until then, here is a selection of photos we made while visiting Chicago.
See also the sequel to this post, Chicago in Black and White.