Posts Tagged ‘#ChicagoLandmarks’

#ChicagoLandmarks – The Chicago River at dusk

A Shoreline cruise from the Western shoreline

I took advantage of the beautiful spring weather (which has been quite elusive this season) on Wednesday night to gather photos for my #ChicagoLandmarks photo mosaic project. My first stop was the Western side of the Chicago Riverwalk behind 333 N. Lake Street to shoot the “urban cliffs” along the bend at Wacker Drive. It…read more

#ChicagoLandmarks – The Chicago River

A 4-frame panorama of the Chicago River as the full moon rises in the East.

 Nick Ulivieri | 3.4.13 Along the banks and flood plains of natural rivers, lush ecosystems flourish with wildlife and vegetation. Chicago is no different, except that we’ve traded the mid-western forests and grasslands for a man-made jungle of concrete, steel, and glass. It’s by no accident that Chicago owes much of it’s success to the…read more

#ChicagoLandmarks | Millennium Park

The dark clouds roll in behind Cloud Gate

Nick Ulivieri 8.30.11 -click to enlarge-   When Millennium Park opened in July 2004, it was 4 years behind schedule (It was called Millennium Park for a reason :)) and $325 million over budget.  Not a great first impression.  But since it’s opening, Chicagoans have forgotten its ominous beginnings and have embraced Millennium Park as…read more

#ChicagoLandmarks | Museum Campus

The Field Museum entrance as seen from the bottom of the tiered lawn

Nick Ulivieri | 7.13.11 -Click to enlarge- See the rest of the Museum Campus photo-set here! Chicago’s Museum Campus has some of the best views of the city skyline, and three very popular museums; The Adler Planetarium, The Shedd Aquarium and The Field Museum.  Though it wasn’t until 1998 that the city transformed this area…read more