the New Eastside is part of Cityfront Place, Illinois, United States.
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|Lakeshore East||Prudential Plaza|
|Aon Center||Harbor Point Condominium|
|Lakeshore East Park||Hyatt Regency Chicago|
|Outer Drive East||Aqua|
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Chicago Skyline: northwest from AON Center
Made by spudart
It's like a celebrity lineup of famous Chicago architecture. In the middle is the twin towers Marina City. Moving right is Mies Van der Rohe's IBM Building of pure black boxy delight. Then you got new kid on the block Trump Tower under construction--these days nowadays grow so fast--and tall! Moving down is the London Insurance Building. Which i have to admit is one of the WEIRDEST perspectives I've ever seen of this building. Look at how it's got such an odd shape. Goodness, was the architect drunk? Snap-a-licious what is the name of that tall spirey building? It's always been that no-name tower. To the left of mr. mysterious is the blue Hotel 71. Normally I would never mention Hotel 71 as a celebrity, but it just has the most amazing view on its top floor. I <3 you Hotel 71. The golden spire of the Hard Rock Hotel apparantly has a red dot on the top. Ummm, I think Google Maps accidentally left behind one of its markers. You'll have to buy one of the 20x30 prints to see it. BaAaAaAaAa! BaAaAaAaAa-dooooomp! In comes marching the ever-robotic, the ever-transformerarific, the Prudential 2 Center. Just don't get impaled by its spire. Happily sitting to the left to this spear is the Jewelers building with its cute little dome. Moving back up the river, you can see the Greek-influenced teal roof of the R.R. Donnelley Building. OH wow, speaking of teal roofs the Merchandise Mart across the street is sporting this fashion as well. A higher-resolution photo is available at: www.deviantart.com/print/3141678
Bright Lights, Bigger City....
Made by setholiver1
Now Friday's cool But there's sumthin' about Saturday night You can't say what you won't do 'Cause you know that you just might I'm alive this evening It was love at first sight This Saturday And every Saturday for the rest of my life And everyone standin' in line Yeah lookin' good and lookin' for a real good time So i'll never have to wonder if I'll have someone to share all of this with And it's alright It's alright, it's alright, it's alright, it's alright, it's alright... Bright lights and the big city It belongs to us tonight by Cee-Lo Green ...so this song was blaring in my head as i was shooting this long exposure shot of the view of the city looking north towards John Hancock building...a big thank you a friend a fellow flickr fanatic Dan aka as Undun, for letting me have access to this awesome view in East Randolph...there is also one of the coolest pool houses i've seen just behind me which i will post later...check out Undun's flickr stream to see this cool pool...anyway, the foreground reflection is courtesy of the stainless steel wrap of the ledge of this building...this is the 7th floor of this building and i had to carefully get my camera over the rails, set it on the ledge and fired the shot to get this one...just below me is the East Lake Shore Park, another hidden gem in the city as not a lot people know of this wonderful little park...would love to shoot this park this fall when the trees change colors...enjoy your Sunday guys...will be out with friends tonight to see the band Chicago out in Ravinia....pls.
A Press of Peoples. Magnificent Mile Bridge over the Chicago River, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Made by Rana Pipiens
This is the bridge across the Chicago River on the Magnificent Mile. To the left the Wrigley Building (1920) and to the far right the Tribune Tower (1925), well-known for incorporating in its facade stones from many great buildings of the world. There's an almost continuous press of peoples across this bridge whether on foot or in busses, taxis and private cars. It's amazing how well everyone from a multitude of climes and nations melds into one great moving humanity... All was once not so. Here around 1800 stood Fort Dearborn. The sculptured monument immediately to my left - you just can't see it - is called 'Defense'. It was made by Henry Hering (1874-1949) to memorialise an awful event of the War of 1812. A group of settlers under the command of Captain Wells abandoned the fort, was set apon by native Americans, and killed. The sculpture shows a dreadful scene of killing and death in the heroic style. The description has words such as 'Cherishing Martyrs' and 'Brutally massacred by the Indians'. Normal sentiments for the times of Henry Hering. Today we're more conscious of the problem of various peoples laying claim to the same lands... and to the press on morality that causes. The flags are those of the USA, the City of Chicago, and the State of Illinois.
The Greening of the Chicago River - 2008 Edition
Made by Flipped Out
Today was St. Patrick's Day and as tradition dictates, the Chicago River was dyed green in the morning. The tradition goes back to the 60s and is nicely summarized at the National Geographic's Intelligent Travel blog here. BTW, I have been using the high pass filter (in Photoshop) for sharpening ... it's great a great tool and it renders your photograph to have a iittle bit of HDR look to it without using HDR. Here are the steps (from many sources like luminouslancscape.com etc.): 1. Duplicate photo 2. Filter -> Other -> High Pass ->10 -> OK 3. Layers Palette (drop down menu) -> use any: overlay, soft light, hard light, vivid light -> change opacity (anywhere from 20-70 % depending on your taste, I usually use values ranging from 20-40%). 4. Flatten image. This is how a part of my workflow for posting to flickr (and also for printing).
Chicago | Millennium Park Night
Made by planckstudios
11/11/09 Canon 5D Mark II, 24mm TSE F11, Digital Capture ISO 100 1/250, 1/125, 1/30, 1/4, 1s, 3s, 8s, 25s I posted a cropped version of this image a few weeks back. At the time I wasn't sold on the wide format. There were too many sections of the image that fell apart under scrutiny. Well, after a bit of work, I think I'm beginning to like it more than the prior version. Initially, my exposures were captured with 3 stacked, upside down graduated ND filters. I'd picked the clearest, most cloud-free night - hoping that with the ND filters dimming the city lights, a long exposure would net me a few stars. No such luck. The city lights were much too bright and even w/ the filters. The resulting image was built after shifting a Canon 24 TSE the full 12mm, then rotating it 180°, bracketing 6 images deep every 30°. In total, about an hour of elapsed time, 32 floors up with a chilly November breeze numbing the fingers.
Chicago Lake Front | Venetian Night
Made by planckstudios
7/25/09 Panasonic FZ-30 F11, ISO80, 170 Exposures (1/500, 1/125, 1/30, 1/8, 1/2, 1s, 2s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 30s, 60s, 120s) More info, time lapse video, details and prints available at www.planckstudios.com/photos/2009/jul/25/chicago-lake-fro.... The first of a new series, evolved from my Digital HDR work, this image is built from 170 exposures, captured over 12 hours. Process Background My goal with this series to unite the day and night - documenting patterns and cycles not normally visible. Following the belief that humans are a natural occurrence - by extension, our constructions and actions are natural elements. This idealized stance lays visible a general harmony within the natural world. Viewing the world at this distance from reality, I'm searching for an evolved rhythm in our relationship with nature.
Made by DAJanzen
Friends recently moved from the far western suburbs to a downtown Chicago condo right on the river, across Lake Shore Drive from Lake Michigan. Last Saturday evening was my first visit to their new place. This view from the 13th floor terrace of their building, looking west along the Chicago River at the Wrigley Building into the late afternoon sun and the urban sprawl beyond, is a brand new city perspective to me. Just like a canyon, with a river winding its way along the canyon floor. What a location! A few blocks walk to Navy Pier in one direction... and a few the other way to Millennium Park... with the entire lakefront in between! Oh, you can bet I will be visiting my downtown friends, for a little conversation... some outdoor dining... and a lot of incredible 'city life' photo opportunities! Thanks Joe and Leslie! – – – – – – – – – –
Made by Bill Fultz (slakejustice)
100 Block of S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, Ill Walking south on Michigan Ave. I heard a woman say, Oh, my. I think I'm going to get sick. Then another woman say, Disgusting. People in front of me were gawking to my left. Turning, I see two young ladies, dressed in bride dresses being photographed on the median in the center of Michigan Ave. If it was a show it was an impressive one as they kissed, they dipped and they held each other close. Passersby stopped and stared, cars stopped as drivers and passengers alike stared or got out their picture phones and the onlookers on the sidewalks pulled out their cameras. It was one of the most interesting random events I've ever seen, not because of the photo shoot, but how everyone reacted to it, only in Chicago.
Made by Matthew Crowley Photography
I participated in Scott Kelby's Fourth Annual Worldwide Photo Walk, this weekend, in Chicago. There were over 1100 photo walks and over 28,000 photographers, around the world, participating this weekend. My friends Jeff, Dan and I did several different photo walks in the city. These photos are from our Michigan Ave., State St., Loop walk. We started at the Marilyn Monroe Statue, in front of the NBC building and made our way down through the Loop and ended at the Water Tower Building. I always want to do some shooting in Chicago, but never have the time or excuse to. This was the perfect opportunity to do so. I also got a lot of fresh perspectives on shooting and got some excellent candids and street photography over the course of the weekend.
Chicago River Walk
Made by iCamPix.Net
FRONT PAGE EXPLORE August 4, 2009 Large View walking by Chicago river you will see one of world's best architecture. i have been to hundreds of big cities. but walking in their downtown areas one thing comes to the mind is oh tall concrete boxes but walking by Chicago river you will not only enjoy skyscrapers but some amazing architecture. No Group Invites/ Graphics Please, Invita a ningún Grupo / Gráficos Por favor, N. gruppo invita / Grafica prega, No Group Invite / Graphics S'il vous plaît, Nr. Fraktion bittet / Grafik Bitte
Model Shoot Mayhem 2
Made by Warriorwriter
As I was walking along the public sidewalk that lines the river in downtown Chicago, I came upon a model shoot. Finding the scene interesting, I stopped to take some photos of my own. As soon as the model's entourage saw my camera, they became hostile and one of their members challenged me, saying I wasn't allowed to take photos. I knew better and told him I was perfectly within my rights to photograph the proceedings since it was taking place on a public sidewalk. At that point, the photographer's assistant started hurling expletives and so I couldn't get a clear shot. Having already taken the picture I wanted, I moved on.
Mayor Daley's Fish`N Kids - Scenes from a Summer Program #9
Made by bossbob50
Ok...so...somedays, the magic just ain't workin'. Her mother was having herself a ball, BUT this precious little pumpkin was ready, had been ready, no.... was born ready...to go....and do anything, but fish. I don't think a Future Fisherwoman of America was made this day! Trying to be...cute...warm...charming....I smiled at her, and asked her, how's it going, Little One? The look she gave me told me where I could go, and what I could do to myself - repeatedly - upon my arrival. I whispered to Mom (with my most concerned and caring tones), I think she's about done for the day. Transluscent Tone #9 by Skeletalmess:
Fog on Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue
Made by spudart
Ok, it's the name that building game! 1) The gray/black building on the far left is the Illinois Center. Check! 2) The building next over? Who knows? It has a Fannie Mae store at the base. What is the name of this building? It drives me CERRAZIN-RAZY! (update: read comments below for answer) 3) The one next to that with the little round pavilion at top, that's the London Guarantee Building. Check! 4) And then there's the Marina City Towers covered in fog in the background. Higher-resolution print available at: www.deviantart.com/print/1808561
Zaha Hadid Burnham Pavilion
Made by PinoyChicago
London-based Zaha Hadid and Amsterdam-based Ben van Berkel of UNStudio have designed architectural exhibits in Millennium Park this summer to honor the forward-looking spirit of the Plan of Chicago. Both are intended to echo the audacity of the 1909 Burnham Plan, which proclaimed, What we as a people decide to do in the public interest we can and surely will bring to pass. They emphasize the importance of boldly imagining a better future for all, as Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett did in 1909 by making bold plans to showcase cutting-edge architecture to the public...Millenium Park.org
Made by Viewminder
Taking pictures with a great bunch of flickerites on March 5th I noticed these newspapers dissolving on some rocks in a fenced off area beneath the stairs that led up to upper Michigan Avenue after we walked underneath the bridge that crosses the Chicago River. Because it was fenced off the newspapers layed there completely undisturbed in the elements. I met some fun and enthusiastic photographers who braved the snow and cold that day to enjoy the Chicago Area Photowalk that PicsByRobert organized. It was good to meet all of you... and thanks for setting everything up Robert!
Made by The New No. 2
Seen as part of the newly constructed AQUA complex in Chicago. This scene is almost hidden from view. As mentioned before I would like to revisit this tree in a little less than a year to see its progress. It is tucked away in a corner of the city that is very populated and quite unnoticed by the masses due to its location and the fact that it is quite new. This is just a slightly different angle than the one posted before. I am finding myself quite indecisive these days when it comes to color or black and white so here I am again flip flopping within a few hours.
Fog rolls into Museum Campus and One Museum Park of Chicago
Made by spudart
The view from the 80th floor of the AON Center looking southbound over Lake Michigan, Grant Park, Northerly Island. The fog covers the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium. In years past I've been at the top of the AON Center for the Tribune Media Services annual award ceremonies. This year the Crain's Small Business Forum brought me up here for Mapping Social Marketing Strategies. Read my notes about this seminar at www.spudart.org/blogs/randomthoughts_comments/5278_0_3_0_C/
Breaking Through the Fog
Made by Flipped Out
The Aon Center in Chicago on a foggy July day. The Aon Center on Randolph St. is the 14th tallest building in the world rising to 80 stories high (1,136 ft - 346 m). It used to be clad with Italian marble from the same quarry as Michaelangelo's David, but the marble just didn't weather Chicago's climate and began to buckle --- they had to replace it with white granite from North Carolina to the tune of $60M, half what it cost to build the tower in the first place!!! Used to be known as the Standard Oil Bldg., then the Amoco Bldg. and now the Aon Centre.
The Park at Lakeshore East
Made by Christopher.F Photography
Press L on your keyboard for the full experience! I love this park! Hidden down behind a bunch of condo buildings downtown. On my walk on Friday night I decided to head down here and take a few shots. You can see the Aqua and Aon Center right in front. Enjoy and don't forget to check out my website for Prints: Christopher|F Photography And my blog: Christopher.F Photography
Clouds are approaching..
Made by M. Al-Dhafeeri "Pirate"
I was riding my bike and taking photos with my lovely gear! When I reached this view/spot I noticed that the clouds are fighting the sun! Hence, the sun is leaving.. This Shot Taken By Canon 60D with Canon 15mm fisheye lens. -Focal Length: 15mm -Exposure time: 1/800 -Aperture: f/2.8 -Exposures: 1 exposure. -ISO Speed: 100 -Location: Lake shore Drive, Chicago. -Edited by using: PS-CS5. ** I Hope You Like It, Comments are really apprecited to improve my skills and to see your opinions to encourage me.
Nearest places of interest:
|Garden of Sound|
Harbor Wall 3
Garden of Sculptures (proposed)