Posts Tagged ‘construction’

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

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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

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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

Flying over Wrigley Field – Winter Update

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Last November I flew over Wrigley Field to snag some rare photos of a bleacher-less Wrigley Field (See those photos here). With a nice blanket of snow on the ground, and a good deal of structural steel up in left field, I thought it was a great time to fly again. So on Friday afternoon, Amy and I hopped…read more

#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