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Building Views: Architectural DetailsChicago boasts a fabulous skyline, hundreds of monuments, and a legacy of famous buildings that few American cities can equal. Here are views of some of our favorites, with details that make them special.
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Building Views: Neck CranersYou know what we mean -- that gawking gape as you look up at one of many Chicago skyscrapers. For your own safety, keep your mouth closed, please.
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CemeteriesViews from cemeteries in Chicago (starting on the North side). Generally calm and peaceful places, Chicago's many cemeteries tell the story of the city, it's immigrants, and the waves of migration across the city's landscape. They are also a repository of some fine funerary art and iconography.
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FountainsChicago is filled with fountains, from small burblers in neighborhoods to soaring plumes of wind-driven water.
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Museums & other Cultural InstitutionsPhotos from Chicago's many cultural institutions. Most have special "free days" where you can visit without fee.
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NeighborhoodsThere are 77 official community areas in Chicago, some of which include several neighborhoods. This is a new area of the site that focuses on areas of Chicago outside the downtown.
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Parks & ViewsFor Chicago residents, the many parks (more than 500 of them) offer everything from harbor access to softball, fishing, and music.
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Public Art & Special ExhibitsSome of the world's most famous artists have left a legacy--either permanent or fleeting--in Chicago.
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Transportation and BridgesCatch views, vintage and modern, of Chicago transportation venues and bridges throughout the city.
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Serendipity & EventsOccasionally, one of us will happen to be at an event with a camera, or capture an unplanned happening...
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Urbs in HortoThere's a reason why Chicago's motto is "Urbs in Horto": City in a Garden.
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Blast from the PastImages from Chicago's history. You'll find additional views interspersed in other categories.
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