Chicago, November 9-12, 2012
Part 5 - Exploring Chicago

At the Apollo Theatre, we saw this musical about the day in 1954 when all four of these early rock artists happened to be in the Sun Recording Studio at the same time. (These two photos are from the Web.)

Oak Street Beach, at Lake Shore Drive near the hotel.

Jim taking pictures as usual.

The old Water Tower.

At the nearby Water Tower Place shopping mall, we saw our friend Keithley Pierce's "Bad Girl" art work for sale.

The Chicago Tribune Tower, where Mike Hirsley worked.

Marina City ("the Corn Cob Buildings), the IBM Building (where Jim once took programming classes), and Trump Tower.

A cruise boat on the Chicago River.

With the John Hancock Building in the background, a drawbridge across the Chicago River is raised, holding up traffic (bottom right).

A bridge abutment.

Spiral ramp to parking garage at the John Hancock Building.

Trump Tower and the Wrigley Building.

Carbide & Carbon Building

Decoration on an unidentified building.

Iron gate at Northwestern University.

Details of the gate.

The two domes in the Chicago Cultural Center, formerly the Chicago Public Library.

An inscription in hieroglyphics, on a wall in the Chicago Cultural Center.

Stained glass in the Chicago Cultural Center.

Anish Kapoor's "Cloud Gate" sculpture in Millennium Park.

Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

Chicago at night, from the top of the John Hancock Building.


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