Greetings from Chicago, Illinois!

So I was at a Department of Labor conference in Chicago.  I wish I’d had more time to explore the old neighborhoods, since my grandfather and his family are from Chicago.  I was able to get in a six mile walk the first afternoon I was there, starting at my hotel, the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, then down Michigan Avenue, across to Lakeshore Boulevard, then back up along the lake.  The weather was in the low 60s – actually wished I’d brought a sweater!

Here’s what I saw:

Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Chicago River - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Chicago River – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Stone Planter - Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Stone Planter – Michigan Avenue – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Old Water Tower - Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Old Water Tower – Michigan Avenue – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Harris Theatre - Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Harris Theatre – Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Graces - Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Graces – Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Silver Horse and Rider - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Silver Horse and Rider – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Lion - Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Lion – Michigan Avenue – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Theodore Thomas Memorial - Grant Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Theodore Thomas Memorial – Grant Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
City Skyline - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
City Skyline – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Profile Sculpture - Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Profile Sculpture – Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
'The Bean' - Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
‘The Bean’ – Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Pediment - Michigan Avenue Bridge - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Pediment – Michigan Avenue Bridge – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Shoreline - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Shoreline – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015
Sculpture - Millennium Park - Chicago, Illinois - July 2015
Sculpture – Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – July 2015

2 Comments Add yours

  1. plumdirt says:

    What a photo op of a walk. 60s would make me need a sweater as well. Anything below 70 and I get chilly.

  2. Yeah, it was great all the way around!

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