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Chicago highrise along Chicago River, Illinois, USA.

Chicago highrise along Chicago River,Illinois, USA, on overcast day.

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. Winston Churchill

A visit to this city leaves no memories stronger than those of it’s architecture. A few recollections photographically reproduced here are simply that, a few of the vast number of buildings and some of the range of architecture.

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Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA. The Chicago Cultural mile, buildings fade into distant mist & evening light.

SONY DSC Illinois, USA

Overground railway structure bends through intersection in downtown Chicago.

Chicago buildings.

Chicago buildings, fire escapes pattern the wall under old faded Chicago Theater sign.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, black and white. Illinois

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, desaturated image between old and modern buildings,  Illinois, USA

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, overground railway, retro

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, overground railway, retro style carpark signs and Trump Tower in distance. Illinois, USA

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes Trump apartment building Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes, AON Center building of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Above; Chicago 360, previously known as John Hancock  Center

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Reflections in the architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Anyone provide the name for this unusual structure please?

Modern architectural commercial building Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Modern architectural commercial building towers skyward disappearing into mist above downtown Chicago street Illinois USA monochrome image with one of city’s famous traditional bridge structres

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, overground railway, urban

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, overground railway, urban road and lights streams with light flares from street lights, Illinois, USA

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Zoom light streams architecture and cityscapes of  Chicago, Illi

Zoom light streams architecture and cityscapes of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Chicago buildings, illuminated towering into dark night sky

Chicago buildings, illuminated towering into dark night sky urban roads Columbus Drive Bridge and street lights streams with light flares from street lights, Illinois, USA. Looking from the east side to North and the high-rise apartments, hotels and commercial buildings.

Chicago buildings, towering overhead, overground railway, urban

Chicago buildings, towering over Chicago River, street lights, Illinois, USA

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The Cloud Gate, sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park, Illinois

And of course; The Cloud, sculpture in Chicago’s Millennium Park, Illinois, USA reflecting some of the city’s more traditional architecture.

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