In 1998, Mayor Daley announced plans to turn the railyards and parking space along the city shoreline into what’s now Millennium Park. In addition to a garden, fountain and performance stage, project design director Ed Uhlir sought a landmark sculpture for the space. A committee invited submissions from artists around the globe who had done major outdoor pieces. They narrowed down the selections to two: Cloud Gate from London-based Anish Kapoor and a giant functional playground slide, made of glass and steel.⠀
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Not to toot my own horn but I made really freaking delicious pasta for dinner tonight with @genessausageshop hot Italian sausage. 😂 Gene's, you're the bestttt, please don't ever change.| #chicagoismyboyfriend
A small Gothic chapel with soaring stained-glass windows, Bond Chapel is one of Chicago's greatest hidden secrets. It opened in 1926 in the southwest section of the University of Chicago's main quadrangle. The interior features stained glass designed by the Charles J. Connick Studio of Boston, donated to the chapel in 1949.⠀
It's the most wonderful time of the year! That's right, it's time for Christmas in Carterville. Bring the family for an exciting evening including visits with Santa, carriage rides and much more. #EnjoyIllinois#visitSI
Today, the movie "A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood" starring Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers will be in theaters. In honor of this release, throughout the day today, I'll post beautiful images of the neighborhood in Chicago. Enjoy.