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New Year

January 4, 2010 No Comments »

Today’s post is a little less about Chicago and a little more about your favorite tour guide, me. One thing I really want out of Chicago Elevated is to also... Read More »

Technical Difficulties

December 30, 2009 No Comments »

Well, my computer has crashed. It was bound to happen. I’m on my husband’s computer and my husband needs his computer, so please bear with me and Chicago Elevated while... Read More »

A Chicago Christmas

December 28, 2009 No Comments »

I had a really nice Christmas this year, I got to spend a lot of time with my family and I got to spend some time doing Chicago things I... Read More »

Happy Holidays

December 23, 2009 No Comments »

Chicago Elevated will be off until Monday to celebrate the holiday season. I hope everyone has a merry holiday! Thank you for reading. Really, Chicago Elevated is my Christmas. Cliche?... Read More »

Between Bertha & Burnham. Talk About A Rock And A Hard Place

December 21, 2009 No Comments »

I’m no feminist, or maybe I’m a huge one. But certainly in my chosen field of study, feminism is dead or was never really alive in the first place. Architecture... Read More »

36, 38,39, 40

December 18, 2009 4 Comments »

This is a longer post, but I’m so witty and fascinating, I know you’ll stay with me right? Oh I hope so! I’m going to do my best to stay... Read More »

A Million Times – Harry Caray Edition

December 16, 2009 4 Comments »

Today’s building for A Million Times is Harry Caray’s restaurant in River North, located at 33 W. Kinzie. It’s a building you certainly may have noticed, it sticks out like... Read More »

Brownline Skyline

December 14, 2009 9 Comments »

I actually enjoy riding the train. I get my reading done, it’s relatively quiet (relative to the NYC metro anyhoo) and it’s smooth. I hate riding the bus; I guess... Read More »

The Emanicpation of Mies

December 11, 2009 4 Comments »

A little cold? A little dark? A little foreboding? Chicago in winter? Or the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? I’ve been challenged by a friend to make him... Read More »

A Million Times – The Broadway Building

December 9, 2009 5 Comments »

Today’s building is definitely one I have walked by a million times. Even when I got my docent badge, I still walked by this building without ever noticing it really.... Read More »

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