Chicago September 2012
September 3-7, 2012
Photography by Paula Simson > Chicago September 2012
The 3 amiga's, Joanne, Pat and Paula took on Chicago
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Joanne and Pat


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Art Institute with skyline behind


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A Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat


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Nighthawks by Edward Hopper


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Trying their hand at drawing


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Joanne and Pat


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The Crown Fountain in Millenium Park is two towers with 300 faces of Chicagoans projected on it. Every now and again, it spurts out water from their mouths


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Little girl enjoying the Fountain


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Sailors on leave


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Iconic buildings


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Cloudgate, more commonly known as The Bean. It reflects the skyscrapers (or cloudscrapers as they were first known).


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Paula, Pat and Joanne reflected in The Bean


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Underneath The Bean


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The Chicago Theatre


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Lobby at The Rookery building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright


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Rookery Lobby


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The Flamingo sculpture designed by Alexander Calder


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The Flamingo


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Chicago is the starting point of Route 66


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So many outdoor cafe, all filled with people enjoying the amazing street life


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The old and the new (and a Starbucks too!)


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So many parks in Chicago all filled with people (and dogs!)


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The famous clock at Marshall Fields, now Macy's department store


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The tallest building designed to date by a woman. Go girl-power! It looks like footsteps climbing the building and is gorgeous.


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Trump Tower behind the Wrigley building


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Chicago River, lined with skyscrapers


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The beautiful waterfront, with skyscrapers behind


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The John Hancock Tower


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Segway tours leaving from Buckingham Fountain in Millenium Park


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The famous "El" train in the downtown Loop


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Water Towers everywhere


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Check out the bird on top of the statue


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Dome at the Chicago Cultural Center. Largest Tiffany glass dome in the world


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Chicago Cultural Center


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