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My Favorite Things

Just because I love to compile a list of My Favorite Things, I’m rarely mistaken for Oprah.  Be forewarned, I am not going to give the readers of this blog anything free, except for my advice, which is priceless.  After … Continue reading

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The Changing Color Palette of Pilsen

 Chicago is often described as a city of neighborhoods.  The only problem is, people here can’t agree on too much else in regard to this subject; arguments abound over the actual number (probably over 200), their boundaries, their history, and … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Victorian Heritage

Mention Victorian architecture and one inevitably imagines the ornate “painted ladies” of San Francisco, or the countless grand homes and inns of Cape May, NJ–visions of multi-colored fantastical homes with grand porches and soaring turrets come to mind.  But the … Continue reading

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Chicago's Victorian Heritage

Mention Victorian architecture and one inevitably imagines the ornate “painted ladies” of San Francisco, or the countless grand homes and inns of Cape May, NJ–visions of multi-colored fantastical homes with grand porches and soaring turrets come to mind.  But the … Continue reading

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Exploring Goose Island

How often do we walk past something on a regular basis but never take a second look?  I’m sure we can all think of someplace that falls in this category, and often it’s very close to home.  For me it … Continue reading

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Unique Views of Chicago

What can one say about art?  Especially when the writer is also the artist.  So I will let my new series of Chicago collages speak for themselves.  I created these pieces as a way to communicate more about various aspects … Continue reading

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Chicago Skyline Secrets

People are always asking me where they can find the best vantage points for taking skyline photos of Chicago.  While there are countless places to set up your tripod for a nice view of the city, the following ten spots … Continue reading

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New blog arrives with photos of Chicago

STOP THE PRESSES !!!  (do they still say that?) Welcome to the premier posting of Chicago Daily Views, a visual and written chronicle of the Windy City, a.k.a., my kind of toddlin’ town with the big shoulders.  I plan to … Continue reading

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