Brick by Brick Lego Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry

I love LEGOs, I love architecture, and the Museum of Science and Industry’s new exhibit, ‘Brick by Brick‘, beautifully blends the two. Brick by Brick contains more than a dozen HUGE lego structures built by Certified Professional and Chicago native Adam Reed Tucker. This guy is a genius, honestly. He envisions these structures in his mind, uses tons…read more

A New Ferris Wheel Rises at Navy Pier

I’ve documented many construction sites over the years, but heelatching Navy Pier’s new Ferris wheel rise has been one of the most unique and exciting experiences. In this blog post, I detail some of the technical aspects of building the new Ferris wheel, and will update you with periodic photo updates of project milestones and…read more

Behind the Scenes – Chi-Town Rising

Amy and I had a pretty crazy New Year’s. Just a few days before the festivities, Hyatt reached out to me to see if I was interested in partnering with them to capture images in and around Chicago’s inaugural New Year’s Eve celebration; Chi-Town Rising. Of course, I couldn’t resist this project. I was planning…read more

Open House Chicago 2015

Open House Chicago is one of my favorite weekends of the year. The Chicago Architectural Foundation does a wonderful job convincing 200+ sites all over  Chicago to open their doors to the public. Venues include churches, skyscrapers, theaters, concrete plants, architecture firms, historic houses – the list goes on and on. Anyway, Amy and I were only able to go out on…read more