Oh man, oh man. It was a mutual frigidness in addition to windy long weekend inwards Chicago! Our room inwards the Drake Hotel looked out over Lake Michigan. The temperatures dropped, the air current kicked upward in addition to the H2O rolled.
We didn’t allow a picayune rain, wind, snowfall in addition to mutual frigidness halt us! We bundled upward in addition to took to the streets.
Everybody walks or rides the ‘L’, the elevated develop you lot tin forcefulness out run across inwards the photo.
Macy’s has or then big Christmas decorations!
I was then impressed yesteryear the people inwards Chicago. They are rattling friendly in addition to fit!
I didn’t realize at that topographic point are then many urban dwellers.
Everybody lives downtown, at to the lowest degree the immature in addition to pretty people do.
I intend Jerry Seinfeld tickets were on sale for the Chicago Theatre.
We didn’t become within but I bet it’s pretty.
We were walking along in addition to happened upon the 4:00 p.m. ABC local intelligence broadcast.
See the picayune anchor people?
Weather dude was doing a alive shot talking almost how mutual frigidness it was. Duhhhh! Freezing I say ya.
I intend he was wishing they would allow him come upward dorsum inwards in addition to sit down at the desk.
Wow, tall buildings everywhere.
This edifice was genuinely inwards a twain of movies. One starred Steve McQueen in addition to I believe it was “The Hunter”. McQueen played professional person bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson. Anyway he (or his stuntman) drove a auto off this garage into the Chicago River. All the cars you lot tin forcefulness out run across are backed into the parking spaces. I would non accept the nervus to fifty-fifty motility within that edifice much less green a auto yesteryear backing into a space!
It genuinely is a beautiful City but alongside the Sun going down, it was getting colder yesteryear the minute.
We wanted to produce the riverwalk below, but the snowfall had frozen into H2O ice in addition to I didn’t experience similar a swim.
Michigan Avenue is lined alongside stores, restaurants, shoppers in addition to lights inwards the trees
I asked my husband, since it was our 25th marriage ceremony anniversary, if he needed to halt inwards Tiffany’s.
No, nosotros didn’t store there.
But nosotros did store here! This Border’s lost their lease in addition to had everything 40-50% off. I establish the rattling terminal re-create of The Pioneer Woman’s Cookbook in the store. It was on my Christmas listing anyway! So I read it on the plane dwelling menage in addition to establish many recipes I volition accept to sweat soon.
I bet this store gets the concern since everybody in Chicago needs proper winter clothing.
This gorgeous tree was at the base of operations of the The John Hancock Building.
We tried to figure out how they had then many lights on such a giant tree.
We had breakfast at a small-scale cafe simply beyond this tree. Great warm breakfast panini sandwiches – yum!
We also stopped inwards in addition to had a white hot chocolate. Also rattling yummy.
Across Michigan Avenue at that topographic point was an upscale mall inwards the 900 Building.
This incredible 4+ storey tree was something to behold.
We didn’t teach a painting but they had an opened upward kiosk-type vodka bar correct inwards the middle of the Mall.
I assume most of the shoppers alive nearby in addition to tin forcefulness out stumble dwelling menage instead of driving.
If I drank vodka in addition to shopped at the same time, I would sure enough function yesteryear everybody’s budget.
I was rattling bundled upward for the eventide walk to Borders 🙂
More pretty lights in addition to tall buildings.
This is the John Hancock Building during daylight hours. We all the same couldn’t run across the top.
Everything was decorated for Christmas.
Even a neighborhood bar had to a greater extent than than it’s part of Santa activity!
This genuinely was an interesting group. I tried non to brand oculus contact – he he
My wonderful lensman hubby took this in addition to many of the other photos posted today.
This was inwards the Chicago O’Hare aerodrome the 24-hour interval earlier Ree, The Pioneer Woman, came through in addition to took the exact same photograph acre changing planes from New York. They both accept a keen eye!
This historic Water Tower Building in addition to following Pumping Station were the alone 2 buildings to endure the keen Chicago burn downward of 1781 which destroyed the entire city.
We spent a skillful bargain of fourth dimension at an outdoor Christmas market. Check dorsum tomorrow for abundant photos of the fun! Thanks then much for stopping by. Stay warm! Tricia