Order in the Chaos | Chicago Magazine

What an absolute honor to work with Chicago Magazine again this year. Always such a pleasure working with the editors and writers of the magazine. Earlier this year, the photo editor reached out to me with the idea of sharing my more abstract takes on some of my favorite Chicago locations for an 8-page feature […]

St Regis Chicago | Chicago Magazine

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I’m thrilled to share I was commissioned by Chicago Magazine last December to create images of the Studio Gang-designed St Regis Chicago! Just after it topped out the magazine and I set out on a warm winter day of shooting various perspectives on this exciting new project. It’s so great to see a new, unique […]

Brutalism Around Chicago

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The Chicago Magazine assignment about brutalist architecture had me shooting around Chicago’s loop, southside and even one suburb. I’ve shared separate posts from River City and the Regenstein Library, they were definitely my favorites of the seven locations. For the remaining five, I’ll share them all in this post. First up, my next favorite, the Science & […]

Brutalism: Regenstein Library

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The Regenstein Library was another stop for the Chicago Magazine brutalist assignment, and maybe my favorite of the 7 locations. Located on the University of Chicago campus, I’ve been over here before but never paid much attention to this building. However, this building, in particular, gave me a much better appreciation for this style of […]

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, […]