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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Chicago Architectural Boat Tour, Part 2

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Let the boat tour continue!

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These condos reminded me of the Jetson's house.

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But they sure had a great view up the river of downtown & the Sears town..ahem, now the Willis Tower.

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It was pretty miserable cruising in the cold morning shower, but I love revisiting these photos. Wish I could have enjoyed it more during the cruise.

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Loved all the little waterfront dining spots that were dwarfed by the mega-buildings.

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The new Trump Tower looks pretty sweet.

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This building always made me looks twice....such unusual designs.

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Buildings and bridges everywhere.

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Chicago makes city living look really attractive, but I'm not so sure about the winters....

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Another "future building" from the '70s.

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I'm just amazed by the space & wonder who works/lives in all these windows.

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Some very Gotham type buildings.

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We sat up front on the boat so we'd have the best view (and get the most rained on ::eye roll::), so I couldn't hear very much commentary from the tour guide. There was some great history behind these bridge turrets, but I can't remember it now!

GOOD NEWS OF THE DAY: Getting the 90 year old cottage repainted this week if the weather holds out.

1 comment:

Dennis the Vizsla said...

I hereby dub that building the "What'choo Talking 'Bout Willis?" tower.