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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Russell's BBQ


Elmwood Park, IL

Unity Temple



Oak Park, IL
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Studio Entrance

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Remodeled by Frank Lloyd Wright


1906-07

Last Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park



1908

Classic Frank Lloyd Wright



Twice Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright




1895 and 1923
One of the first independent commissions for Wright;
he rebuilt it after the top levels burned in a fire.

He also remodeled the house next door for his client



Which was rebuilt again to his original plans in 1977 after a fire.

Frank Lloyd Wright



1892

1893

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Theatre District

Looking West on Randolph St.

The Oriental

Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre

Marina City, IBM & Trump

Trump's "toothpick"

Beyond Marina City and Mies' IBM Building

Classic Upper Wacker

At Wells St. and the Chicago River

Merchandise Mart

Wells Street Bridge

From Wells Street Bridge

An eLevated view of Chicago

eLevated

Welcome Five Guys to Chicago

Located at 2140 N. Clybourn (just south of Webster), this "Burgers and Fries" place that I was first introduced to in South Florida, has come to Chicago. I'm not sure quite when its Chicago location opened (and the website says more are on the way, but, as luck would have it, when someone mentioned to me that they had opened locations in the Chicago-area, I just happened to drive by and it just happens to be in my neighborhood just this far from downtown...




Today's Lunch Destination:



© Alan S. Dalinka

Friday, May 22, 2009