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Chicago Skyscrapers

As you can tell I’ve been on quite a Chicago skyline kick lately, haven’t I?  I find this the most architecturally diverse city I have ever encountered.  This time we are seeing the John Hancock Building from a much more competitive perspective; that is, a higher one.  Instead of looking up we are looking out and over to see this giant yet again prominently standing in our view.  This photo was taken from the Willis Tower on the SkyDeck floor.

And of course you can see Lake Michigan in the background blending in with the sky as it so often seems to do.

Enjoy the view, everyone!


25 thoughts on “The Friday File – There’s, “Big John” again!

  1. D. Parker says:

    City art. Beautiful.
    Thank you, Cher, that really puts life in perspective.
    Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Big hugs, Donna xo

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Thank YOU, Donna! I really like that: “City art”. What a wonderful description. And to you as well my dear! Hope to see you on twitter this weekend! Big hugs, Cher xo


  2. andy1076 says:

    It’s like the city mayors all decided on JUST skyscrapers!

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      I hear ya, Andy! But this city is so huge there are more areas without skyscrapers than with! I do love the skyscraper areas!! Your city has a lot, too!! *clink* Cher xo

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      1. andy1076 says:

        Ya, Vancouver is interesting, lower density residential areas on the far right and then all denser areas squeezed to the other lol


      2. seaangel4444 says:

        *LOL* Really? Sounds like a tube of toothpaste after you squeeze it! ;-P Cher xo

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      3. andy1076 says:

        Vancouver! really whitens your teeth! 😛

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      4. seaangel4444 says:

        That gets a double *clink* Hahaha! Cher xo

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      5. andy1076 says:


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  3. Fantastic view, Cher. Love it. The Chicago skyline is amazing, especially from this view. What a photographic capture you have accomplished. Great!!


    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Ah, thank you so much, Carol! I must admit it was quite intimidating looking down on ALL those HUGE buildings!! Interesting how the sky and lake blend together. This lake, I swear, is so blue! Cher xo


  4. John says:

    I thought John was the tallest. The round building to John’s right is unique. Great photo Cher!


    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Actually the Willis Tower (Sears; *LOL*) is the tallest in Chicago. That is exactly what I thought about the round building to John’s right, too! Hehehehe I should know what that is; I’ll find out and let you know! Thanks, John!! Cher xo


  5. Dina says:

    Great city art! 🙂
    Happy Easter!
    All the best
    from the Four of us,
    Dina, Klausbernd, Siri and Selma


    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Ah, bless! Thank you, Dina! Happy Easter to you and Klausbernd, Siri, and Selma from me here in Chicago! Cher xo


  6. tkmorin says:

    I’m glad you share your photos with us, Cher. Very beautiful! 🙂


    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Thank you, Teri! I really appreciate hearing that! Cher xo

      Liked by 1 person

  7. Amy says:

    That ‘s the best spot to view this grand city! Great shot!

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Amy, thank you SO much for your generous words! Cher xo


  8. nikibayard says:

    ah x
    over here it is all about Little John R.I.P. will blog again eventually x

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  9. jakesprinter says:

    Excellent post Dear 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Ah, thank you so much, Jake! Cher xo


  10. Poetsmith says:

    Great view! A happy Easter, Cher 🙂 Have a lovely day… and wonderful week!


    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Thank you so much, dear Iris! And a very Happy Easter to you, too! Love, Cher xo

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