Brutalism: River City

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  Last summer Chicago Magazine commissioned me to shoot 7 Brutalist buildings in the Chicago area for their November issue. If you’re unfamiliar with this style of architecture, it was common from the 1950’s-1970’s and consists largely of raw concrete, giving a cold, oftentimes, oppressive feeling. It was quite popular for institutional buildings: schools, government, […]

CAF Open House Chicago 2013

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It’s been a little over a week since attending the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) Annual Open House Chicago (OHC), and I’m finally getting around to sharing my photos (as well as the photos of the other 5 photographers I was out with). If you’re not familiar with this event, CAF organizes a weekend full of […]

Chinatown…pick 22 of 52 Adventures in Chicago!

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After my last rained out attempt at taking the water taxi down to Chicago’s Chinatown I ventured out again today with my little girl for a little exploring and our first taste of bubble tea! Avery always loves taking any form of public transportation so she was in luck with our trek on the bus, […]

Marina City

marina city, bertrand goldberg

Marina City is one of those iconic Chicago buildings. Often referred to as the corncob buildings by my kids, and many others I presume. I’ve always been on the fence as to whether or not I like these towers, I think over the years they’ve grown on me. They’re unique to say the least; they […]