September 13, 2009

Postcards from Chicago Part Un

Photos from my Labor Day weekend get-away to Chicagoland. Many thanks to our gracious hosts, Pinky and Tom! This is outside the Art Institute of Chicago.
Wrigley Building and Chicago Tribune

Civic Opera House as seen from the river
Wrigley Field

Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street, Rainy Day
Georges Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte, the inspiration for "Sunday in the Park with George"

El Greco's The Assumption of the Virgin



view from the rooftop of the new Modern Art wing
The Modern Wing as seen from the Nichols Bridgeway.


Water Tower home of David Schwimmer's Lookingglass Theatre Company
The famous Chicago Theatre
Couch Place James Nederlander Way
Joffrey Ballet
Couch Place connects the Goodman Theatre and the Oriental Theatre
The Frank Gehry designed bandshell, Jay Pritzer Pavilion in Millennium Park. It is home to the Grant Park Music Festival and other free concerts.
Cloud Gate (or the Bean as Chicagoans affectionately call it)
Burnham Pavilions in Millennium Park
BP Bridge designed by Frank Gehry
Lurie Garden

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