Showcase

Mar. 6

2012


Chicago Architecture

The Chicago area is full of beauty. The architecture our area features is something to behold. Capture My Chicago photographers know this well, and have captured area architecture in a compelling way. Our editors set out to highlight a few of the best photographs featuring architectural details, but they couldn't pick just a few. The result is our largest showcase yet at nearly 100 photos. Sit back, relax and enjoy Chicago-area beauty in architecture.

What is a showcase? As a part of the Capture My Chicago experience, our editors will select photos from time to time and feature them in a showcase like you see here. A showcase is a digital publication of a collection of photos curated by our editors. Enjoy!

Grand staircase  by Rob Johnson

Grand staircase

Wait for the show

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Photographer
Rob Johnson
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
The Geometry of Color by John Caruso

The Geometry of Color

I spent a marvelous afternoon with my photographer friend, Ken Tanaka (kentanaka.com), at the Art Institute of Chicago. We went to see the Lewis Baltz exhibit and enjoyed it thoroughly. While in the Modern Wing, I took an opportunity to grab this shot of an employees only door...so wonderfully white against a field of beautiful red.

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Photographer
John Caruso
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Ex1
Union Station Ceiling by Mike Davern

Union Station Ceiling

Looking up at Union Station

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Photographer
Mike Davern
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700

Diagonals everywhere. I love it!! See comment

Bill Kalnes
on Union Station Ceiling (above)
Looking Up the Rookery Building Spiraling Staircase - Chicago 20 by Joe Lekas

Looking Up the Rookery Building Spiraling Staircase - Chicago 20

The oh-so-famous (I think) spiraling staircase at the Chicago Rookery Building. It was finished in 1888 by John Wellborn Root and Daniel Burnham. It is the oldest still-standing skyscraper in Chicago. Up top, it is rumored, is a beautiful glass encased area that served as the offices for the architects.The lobby was re-done by Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1900's. The Rookery is now a national historic landmark.What you are looking at isn't down - it's looking up the staircase with my tripod angled almost flat.

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Photographer
Joe Lekas
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D80
Windows by Dale Charles

Windows

Windows reflected in windows

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Photographer
Dale Charles
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Digital Rebel Xs
Wilson Hall, Fermilab by Mike Baker

Wilson Hall, Fermilab

15-story high-rise building, located at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), Batavia, IL, home to what was once the world's largest Tevatron (atom smasher).

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Photographer
Mike Baker
Category
Architecture
Place
Batavia, IL
Camera
unknown
Doorway by Marcia Straub

Doorway

Taken at the Fourth Presbetyrian Church on Michigan Avenue. I love that place to photograph!

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Photographer
Marcia Straub
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 50 D
A view above... by Peter Tsai

A view above...

A few of the beautiful Chicago skyscrapers.

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Photographer
Peter Tsai
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
Untitled by Christopher Wilson

Untitled

The ceiling of the building on the south west corner of Michigan and Wacker.

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Photographer
Christopher Wilson
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D200
Suspended by Melissa Speelman

Suspended

My sister taking a photo of me while I photograph her at the Skydeck.

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Photographer
Melissa Speelman
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Self Reflection by Mike Umbreit

Self Reflection

I find Lake Point Tower to be an irresistible photographic subject.

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Photographer
Mike Umbreit
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Untitled by Jennifer Frank

Untitled

Untitled

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Photographer
Jennifer Frank
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D200

Very cool shot Jennifer. You know, when I grow up, I want to be a great photographer, just like you!! :) Really good pic as always. The pressure is on, now it is expected of you!! lol Take care! Congratulations! See comment

Bob Lamb
on Untitled (above)
Last of the Snow by Linda Faifer-Flynn Inspiringshots.com

Last of the Snow

View from inside the Art Museum after all the snow had melted and the trees were bare, The building across the street made an excellent background for this capture.

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Photographer
Linda Faifer-Flynn Inspiringshots.com
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
the morning rush is coming. by clark maxwell

the morning rush is coming.

At ogilvie station / citicorp center.

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Photographer
clark maxwell
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D60
Stairs to Michigan Ave by Jeff Lewis

Stairs to Michigan Ave

These stairs lead to Michigan ave from the riverwalk.

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Photographer
Jeff Lewis
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D300

I rode down these stairs on my mountain bike once. Nice shot. See comment

Kristine Quandee
on Stairs to Michigan Ave (above)
Big Woods Church by Suzanne Apgar

Big Woods Church

I loved the clarity of the stained glass window through the side window.

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Photographer
Suzanne Apgar
Category
Architecture
Place
Batavia, IL
Camera
Nikon D3000
A Mini-Gehry by Michael Wilhelmi

A Mini-Gehry

A detail taken from the architect Frank Gehry's Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park under its colored night lighting.

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Photographer
Michael Wilhelmi
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D60
Union Station by Rubin Roche

Union Station

love this staircase!

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Photographer
Rubin Roche
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D
Columns by Ken Ilio

Columns

Doric-style columns of the Millennium Monument (Peristyle) at Millennium Park.

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Photographer
Ken Ilio
Category
Architecture
Place
Loop, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
Ivy Growth by Bill Wilson

Ivy Growth

Ivy grows on the walls of a riverfront building in downtown Chicago.

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Photographer
Bill Wilson
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Power Shot Sd790 Is
Union Goodbye 2 by Jiho Park

Union Goodbye 2

Union Station

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Photographer
Jiho Park
Category
Portraits
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D
Bahai Temple at Night by Anna Trivino

Bahai Temple at Night

The Bahai Temple in Wilmette, IL

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Photographer
Anna Trivino
Category
Landmarks
Place
Wilmette, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
Planks and Sky by John Caruso

Planks and Sky

I sent a wonderful day in Long Grove IL with two photographer friends of mine. One of the highlights of the day (for me) was this facade. The sky and the light were battling us all day (the sun was far too bright and direct). But I caught a fortuitous moment (coupled with a polarizer filter) and I grabbed this shot.

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Photographer
John Caruso
Category
Architecture
Place
Long Grove, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
this is not what it really looked like by Rubin Roche

this is not what it really looked like

can you imagine

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Photographer
Rubin Roche
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown

this turned out great. good work! See comment

Adam Oles
on this is not what it really looked like (above)
Cultural Center by Robert Sollors

Cultural Center

Interior

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Photographer
Robert Sollors
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D3100
838  by Harold Blum

838

Chicago is full of architecturally significant homes. This interior detail was captured in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

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Photographer
Harold Blum
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
BAPS Complex by Rolour Garcia

BAPS Complex

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Complex in Bartlett, IL.

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Photographer
Rolour Garcia
Category
Architecture
Place
Bartlett, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
Curvature by Mike Baker

Curvature

Image (staircase at the McCormick Mansion) captured at Cantigny, Winfield, IL

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Photographer
Mike Baker
Category
Architecture
Place
Winfield, IL
Camera
unknown
Marina City by Rolour Garcia

Marina City

A closer look at the city's corncob-shaped skyscraper.

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Photographer
Rolour Garcia
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
City of Big Shoulders by critter rettirc

City of Big Shoulders

The Chicago Board of Trade building along with the Continental Bank and Federal Reserve buildings are iconic of old Chicago skyscrapers.

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Photographer
critter rettirc
Category
Landmarks
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
Heaven Above by Nicholas Johnson

Heaven Above

Shot late one night out in the west suburbs of Chicago this photo shows the stars in the sky around and behind the barn, and these are real stars and are not photo shopped

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Photographer
Nicholas Johnson
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Stairway to Heaven? by James Cole

Stairway to Heaven?

Stairs in main Fermilab Office.

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Photographer
James Cole
Category
Architecture
Place
Batavia, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
Cultural Center 1 | Chicago by Tim Lowe

Cultural Center 1 | Chicago

Dressing up for a wedding

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Photographer
Tim Lowe
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
One Eleven by Harold Blum

One Eleven

Chicago's architecture & design is world class and constantly changing. The vitality is evident both day and night. Just go on foot through the loop sometime and be surprised by the beauty of our city up close and personal.

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Photographer
Harold Blum
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
200 Madison by Tim Arroyo

200 Madison

Holga shot of the 200 West Madison Building in the Loop.

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Photographer
Tim Arroyo
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown

Showcased Photographer

Chicago River Blackhawks Style by Rubin Roche

Rubin RocheRubin Roche

  • 261 photos
  • 6218 votes
  • 86 followers

Rubin is a master behind the lens. He's captured a wide range of Chicago architecture in a unique way. You'll find his profile full of mesmerizing wide-angle shots of common places in an uncommon light. Of course he's more than just an architecture photographer. Look through Rubin's 170+ photos and you'll see he is skilled at photographing just about everything. Another unique thing about Rubin: his photo graced the cover of the first Capture My Chicago book. Take a moment to browse Rubin's photos. You'll be glad you did.

Rubin Roche's Profile

  • Skybridge panoramic v2 by Rubin Roche
  • Shedd panoramic by Rubin Roche
  • staircase by Rubin Roche
  • curved glass wall by Rubin Roche
  • bridge v2 v2 by Rubin Roche
  • Menacing Burnham Center  by Rubin Roche
  • Union Station by Rubin Roche
  • West Loop Park v2 by Rubin Roche
woven by Grant Carlson

woven

"gang" sign

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Photographer
Grant Carlson
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 60 D
Mill Reflection by Monika Thorpe

Mill Reflection

A reflection of the blue sky and trees in a window of the historic Peotone Mill

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Photographer
Monika Thorpe
Category
Landmarks
Place
Peotone, IL
Camera
Nikon D60
Neon Walkway by Martin Konopacki

Neon Walkway

The United Airlines underground walkway at Ohare airport. Designed by Helmut Jahn. A long tunnel with a moving walkway, it offers a kinetic sculpture of light and sound.

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Photographer
Martin Konopacki
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
Stairway To Heaven by Gordy Kenmuir

Stairway To Heaven

I love shots of fire escapes, stairways and repeating patterns generally. I took this one on an angle to get more in shot whilst avoiding the bright sunshine. I really like the angle and bright light at the top, almost makes it really feel like a stairway to heaven!

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Photographer
Gordy Kenmuir
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Rebel T1i
West Side Church Interior by Kim Johnson

West Side Church Interior

The interior of Praise Temple of Restoration, located on the West Side of Chicago, originally built by Norwegian Immigrants in 1927 as the Moreland Lutheran Church.

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Photographer
Kim Johnson
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 20 D
Upward Buildings by craig skorburg

Upward Buildings

A mixture of design in the upward buildings of downtown Chicago.

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Photographer
craig skorburg
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
Promontory Point by critter rettirc

Promontory Point

Promontory Point is located along the lakefront near the Museum of Science and Industry.

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Photographer
critter rettirc
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
Pavilion in Red | Millennium Park by Tim Lowe

Pavilion in Red | Millennium Park

The Jay Pritzker Pavilion on a winter's night.

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Photographer
Tim Lowe
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
Bridge Time by Adam Oles

Bridge Time

A little bit of bridge for ya!

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Photographer
Adam Oles
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 7 D

Such a pleasure to view your work! This looks great with all the lines. Excellent composition!! See comment

Theresa Cramer
on Bridge Time (above)
Starways by Victor Garza

Starways

Stair ways in the truism office

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Photographer
Victor Garza
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Dslr A700
Turn A Little by michelle white

Turn A Little

this way....they listened : ) Merry Christmas from Marina Towers : )

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Photographer
michelle white
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D5100
Stairway Design by Mike Baker

Stairway Design

Imaged captured inside the atrium of Wilson Hall at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), Batavia, IL

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Photographer
Mike Baker
Category
Abstract
Place
Batavia, IL
Camera
unknown
The Cadillac Palace Theater Auditorium by Sheryl Thomas

The Cadillac Palace Theater Auditorium

The theatre originally opened in 1926 as the New Palace Theatre. It was built at a cost of $12 million as part of the Eitel Block Project. In 1984 the theatre was renamed the Bismarck Theatre and turned into a rock venue. In 1999, it was renovated and renamed the Cadillac Palace Theatre after Cadillac purchased naming rights to the venue. It currently has maximum capacity of 2,344 people. Since this reopening it has been home to many pre-broadway hits. The theatre is currently operated by Broadway In Chicago. The interior of the theater is French Baroque . The Rapp Brothers,George and Cornelius, were responsible for the design of the Cadillac Palace Theatre. The two men were also the architects behind the Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre and the Chicago Theatre, as well as dozens of other theaters around the country. Their inspiration for the look and feel of the Palace Theatre came from the Fountainebleau and the Palace of Versailles. The interior includes huge decorative mirrors, breche violet and white marble. The walls inside are adorned with gold leafing and wood decorations, as well as a series of complex arches and detailed brass ornamentation.

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Photographer
Sheryl Thomas
Category
Landmarks
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D300 S
Antique Window by jenny grod

Antique Window

Antique Window

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Photographer
jenny grod
Category
Still Life
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
Tribune by Allan Spiers

Tribune

Tribune Building

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Photographer
Allan Spiers
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
A Couple of Guys by Algis Vasonis

A Couple of Guys

Here are a couple of window, er wall washers working on the building at Block 37 on State St.

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Photographer
Algis Vasonis
Category
On the Job
Place
Loop, IL
Camera
U1000/S1000
The Metro by James Bell

The Metro

This photograph of The Metro in Chicago, shows the theater on a rainy fall day. The straight lines of the buildings and Metro sign are complimented by the curve of the bike rack, while the high contrast pulls the black-ice-like sidewalk towards the cumulating clouds. The Metro moved to this building in 1982 in hopes to bring together local musicians, artists and dancers that were emerging in the city. Since the building has seen the likes of R.EM., New Order, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, Jane's Addiction, Bob Dylan, The Flaming Lips, The Foo Fighters and (finally) in 2011, Chicago's own Wilco.

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Photographer
James Bell
Category
Architecture
Place
Lakeview, IL
Camera
Nikon D5000
Wrigley Field by Alex Gonzalez

Wrigley Field

This is taken on the Roscoe St underpass to the lake.

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Photographer
Alex Gonzalez
Category
Landmarks
Place
Lakeview, IL
Camera
unknown
Untitled by Jennifer Frank

Untitled

Untitled

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Photographer
Jennifer Frank
Category
Abstract
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D200

Love this one See comment

Randolph Badiola
on Untitled (above)
Spiral Staircase by James Watkins

Spiral Staircase

Art Institute of Chicago

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Photographer
James Watkins
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
Chicago Library by Clive Bransby

Chicago Library

Ceiling

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Photographer
Clive Bransby
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Dsc W150
The Abandoned Sanctuary by Josh Merrill

The Abandoned Sanctuary

This image was captured in the main sanctuary of the Abandoned City Methodist Church in Gary Indiana. This place is full of old, burnt and deteriorating scenes in a place that was once a thriving center for worship, schooling and entertainment.

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Photographer
Josh Merrill
Category
Architecture
Place
Gary, IN
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Ceiling Over the Transept by Nat Carling

Ceiling Over the Transept

Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL The ceiling of the church bears a seal of a Phoenix (symbolizing the rise of the church out of the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871). Written across the chest of the Phoenix are the Greek letters Iota, Eta and Sigma - a common contraction (the first three letters) of Jesus' name in Greek. More on this photo at http://natcarling.com/2010/02/26/all-you-have-to-do-is-ask/ .

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Photographer
Nat Carling
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
Going Up by Debbie Beller

Going Up

The EL stairway

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Photographer
Debbie Beller
Category
Cityscapes
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D80
John Hancock Building by Robert Wojtow

John Hancock Building

Shot from Michigan ave. directly below.

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Photographer
Robert Wojtow
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Digital Rebel Xt
Arches by Monika Thorpe

Arches

Arches at the Fourth Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue

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Photographer
Monika Thorpe
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D60
Sangamon-Adams Park by Alexandre Rosen

Sangamon-Adams Park

This is a photo of the newly opened Sangamon-Adams Park in the West Loop. Previously the site of the UIC Eye Infirmary, the prime area was scarred for years by the dilapidated, crumbling building. Starting in 2009, the abandoned building was razed and replaced with a 'little Millenium Park'. Including a state-of-the-art children's playground, dog park, artistic water misters, and plenty of grassy hills, the new park has enlivened the West Loop community.

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Photographer
Alexandre Rosen
Category
Cityscapes
Place
West Loop, IL
Camera
Nikon D300
Untitled by Stuart Grais

Untitled

The Rookery's Light Court

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Photographer
Stuart Grais
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Stairway to...art by Nick Ulivieri

Stairway to...art

Stairway in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute

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Photographer
Nick Ulivieri
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D5000
Fabyan Windmill after the storm passes by Scott Evans

Fabyan Windmill after the storm passes

The Fabyan Windmill is an authentic, working Dutch windmill dating from the 1850s located in Geneva, Illinois. The 68 feet (21 m), five-story wooden smock mill sits upon the onetime estate of Colonel George Fabyan, but is now part of the Kane County Forest Preserve District.

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Photographer
Scott Evans
Category
Landmarks
Place
Geneva, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii

I can't believe I haven't seen this sooner! Awesome. Instant love. See comment

Cassandra Pozulp
on Fabyan Windmill after the storm passes (above)
Look Up! by Rolour Garcia

Look Up!

Crain Communications building, with the Trump Tower thrown in.

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Photographer
Rolour Garcia
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90

Showcased Challenge

EC Marilyn Monroe Michigan Ave. by Natasha Jelezkina

The Letter M

In December we challenged Capture My Chicago photographers to capture the letter "M" all over the Chicago area. We had no idea what kind of photos would be submitted, but the response was fantastic! It turns out, many "M" shapes in Chicago are architectural features, which is why we are showcasing this challenge here. Natasha Jelezkina won the Editors' Choice award for her unique shot, above, and Linda Faifer-Flynn won the People's Choice award with the architectural "M" from the Art Institute of Chicago, right.

Challenge page

  • 1 Shadows on the Art Museum by Linda Faifer-Flynn Inspiringshots.com
  • 2 Merry Christmas by Linda Faifer-Flynn Inspiringshots.com
  • 3 MMMuchas Gracias by Roberto Alcantar
  • 4 Mile High by Nicole Castellano
  • 5 M or X or W by David Yaeger
  • 6 M by michelle white
  • 7 In Memory of Jacques Brel by Victor S Barocas
  • 8 Where were you in '62? by Mitch Gawlik
Large Hadron Collider ?.. by Taras Khlibovych

Large Hadron Collider ?..

Atrium Mall

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Photographer
Taras Khlibovych
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Bridge over trouble waters by Jonathan Robson

Bridge over trouble waters

Quite literally when you read this... <a href="http://www.dupageco.org/dec/generic.cfm?doc_id=4222" rel="nofollow">www.dupageco.org/dec/generic.cfm?doc_id=4222</a>

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Photographer
Jonathan Robson
Category
Architecture
Place
Naperville, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
The Chicago Temple by Mike Baker

The Chicago Temple

The magnificence of Chicago architecture can be observed both externally and internally. Perhaps unknown to some, Chicago has some amazing church architecture. One such church is the First United Methodist Church, organized in 1831, is the oldest church in Chicago and is located across from Daley Plaza at Washington and Clark Street.

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Photographer
Mike Baker
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
unknown
Chicago Picasso by James Bell

Chicago Picasso

This photo of the "Chicago Picasso" takes on the sculpture from a different view. I love the way that 162 ton artwork both is dwarfed by and withstands the old and new buildings it faces. Almost as if it is leading a charge for... something. The Chicago Picasso was dedicated in 1967 and marked a new era of public artwork in Chicago that wasn't solely defined by stone statues of historic figures. This photograph, taken during the 2011 Christkindlmarkt, shows how embedded in the city the once controversial piece now is.

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Photographer
James Bell
Category
Architecture
Place
Loop, IL
Camera
Nikon D5000
Enter by Brian Connelly

Enter

Entrance to the 4th Presbyterian church

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Photographer
Brian Connelly
Category
Landmarks
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
CNA by Ken Ilio

CNA

The CNA building reflected on the windows of the Chicago Bar Association Building on S. Plymouth Ct in the South Loop.

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Photographer
Ken Ilio
Category
Architecture
Place
Loop, IL
Camera
Nikon D200
Untitled by Anna Nalepa

Untitled

on a cloudy day - John Hancock building

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Photographer
Anna Nalepa
Category
Weather
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D60
Holy Name Cathedral by Jamie Link

Holy Name Cathedral

I had never been to Holy Name Cathedral so I decided to check it out... WOW!!! That place is absolutely amazing on the inside!!! If your ever in that area and have never been there, its definitely a place I would recommend you check out!!!!

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Photographer
Jamie Link
Category
Landmarks
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Lighthouse Stairs by Tom Polous

Lighthouse Stairs

Looking up from the base of a lighthouse.

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Photographer
Tom Polous
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 7 D
Union Station by Rubin Roche

Union Station

exiting the magnificent station..

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Photographer
Rubin Roche
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D
Twisty by Ed Marshall

Twisty

In front of the Industrial Center Building, right across from the CDF, is this interesting spiral sculpture called Tractricious. It was cold the day I took this, but this thing was a whole lot of fun to take pictures of, and while it might not look like much, it's really quite fascinating up-close. If you're visiting Fermilab, it's right off the main public road, just east of Wilson Hall. Because I goofed while cropping this, the EXIF data was removed from this picture. So: shot handheld at 1/250s, f/8, 17mm, ISO 100, taken with my Sigma 17-70mm DC Macro on my Canon EOS 40D.

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Photographer
Ed Marshall
Category
Architecture
Place
Batavia, IL
Camera
unknown
Under the Flamingo by Anna Trivino

Under the Flamingo

Look up Chicago! This shot was taken under the "Flamingo" statue by Alexander Calder.

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Photographer
Anna Trivino
Category
Landmarks
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
boxy blue by Sarah Peters

boxy blue

windows and windows in downtown Chicago

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Photographer
Sarah Peters
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D80
Lone Passenger by Joe Balynas

Lone Passenger

Exiting Union Station

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Photographer
Joe Balynas
Category
Transportation
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Digital Rebel X Ti
Aqua Tower Abstraction by Taras Khlibovych

Aqua Tower Abstraction

Aqua Tower

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Photographer
Taras Khlibovych
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 40 D
Plamer House Hilton Hotel Interior by Laurence Pearlman

Plamer House Hilton Hotel Interior

Stairway down

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Photographer
Laurence Pearlman
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Digital Rebel Xs

Vary nice black and white . See comment

Katrina Ann
on Plamer House Hilton Hotel Interior (above)
Stairway to Heaven by Michael Thompson

Stairway to Heaven

art institute

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Photographer
Michael Thompson
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D5000
Art on stairs by Rob Johnson

Art on stairs

Inside the art museum

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Photographer
Rob Johnson
Category
HDR Imagery
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D700
The Wave by John Harrison

The Wave

Aqua is one of my favorite buildings in chicago

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Photographer
John Harrison
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D300
Graceful Columns  by Jarede Schmetterer

Graceful Columns

Photography

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Photographer
Jarede Schmetterer
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D90
OLD AND NEW  by simon wolak

OLD AND NEW

CHICAGO OLD AND NEW ARCHITECTURE

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Photographer
simon wolak
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Canon Eos 5 D Mark Ii
Under The Overpass by Mike Turner

Under The Overpass

A bridge beneath a bridge

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Photographer
Mike Turner
Category
Architecture
Place
Elgin, IL
Camera
Canon Eos Rebel T2i
In the spotlight by Clinton Scott-Williams

In the spotlight

The new Marilyn Monroe statue on Michigan Ave.

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Photographer
Clinton Scott-Williams
Category
Architecture
Place
Chicago, IL
Camera
Nikon D300 S

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