Monthly Archives: September 2018

The new AND improved playground equipment install at Himmel Park in Tucson, AZ is complete! Images of “after”, “during” and “before”. Advertisements

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In 1907 this Louis B. Tiffany iridescent glass dome was installed above the mezzanine of Chicago’s original Marshall Fields Department Store on State St. With over 1.6 million pieces it is the largest of its kind.

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Chicago’s restaurant & cafe scene is splendid, we had some fabulous meals, from Spanish tapas to Greek pastitsio and of course Chicago pizza! Fun fact: there are over 7,300 restaurants in Chicago, you could eat at a different one each … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Palmer House is on the list of Historic Hotels of America, with over 1600 rooms it is one of the largest in the city. The current structure dates back to the roaring 1920’s with a grand lobby and bar … Continue reading

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On the Chicago River looking east from Lake Michigan.

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Chicago’ Sunday Logan Square Farmers’ Market is a spirited showcase for everything fresh and tasty!

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Chicago’s Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain a unique piece of interactive public art and video sculpture. The gigantic faces with changing expressions are projected on glass blocks, every ninety seconds their lips’ purse and water sprays forth on the kid’s anxiously … Continue reading

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Another view of Chicago’s Bean sculpture in Millennium Park.

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The “Bean” sculpture, by Sir Anish Kapoor, in Chicago’s Millennium Park it a must see! It is made up of 168 stainless steel plates welded together; the exterior is highly polished and has no visible seams. Its design was inspired … Continue reading

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Chicago’s architecture is AMAZING; we learned on today’s walking tour that Chicago is the epicenter of America’s architecture. Since most of the city’s buildings were destroyed by the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 (remember Mr’s Oleary’s cow?) the city’s buildings … Continue reading

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