“And each time I leave, Chicago is
Tuggin' my sleeve, Chicago is
The Wrigley Building, Chicago is
The Union Stockyard, Chicago is
One town that won't let you down
It's my kind of town!”
~ Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, My Kind of Town.
Harold Washington Library (Chicago Public Library)
Yes, those are owls up there.
A memorable Fathers Day weekend game.
The Cubs pitcher went 2 for 3, and batted in a run;
so there, "DH rule."
Above: On the Mag Mile. Below: Chicago Public Library Archives.
Above: My favorite Chicago building, the Carbide and Carbon, Michigan Avenue.
Below: Century Pens, on South LaSalle.
Below: Evening's writing, at the Artists Café,
412 South Michigan Avenue.
The Artists Café
View from the ferris wheel, Navy Pier.
Above: The view from the Art Institute of Chicago.
Below: Interstate 90, northern Indiana.
p o s t s c r i p t u m
Art Institute of Chicago
Nicholas de Largilliere: Self Portrait, 1725.
Notice the "porte-crayon" he's holding.
Above: Detail of painting by Henry Fuseli, from 1794.
Below: Exhibit about writing instruments.
Image above, and two below:
Chicago Cultural Center typography exhibit.
Gifts for sale, Daley Plaza, State Street
My Olympia Splendid holds forth, in the Windy City.