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Illinois - Sam's Travel in time to the Windy City of Chicago - my "former" hometown

Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago is America’s third largest city with a metro population of 9 million plus.  Also known as the Windy City, Chicago is a clean, vibrant city with great museums, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife. 

Having lived in Chicago for six years, I looked forward to the September 2005 trip with great anticipation.  Although the main purpose is enroll my step-daughter at the University of Chicago, we got a chance to visit the “Loop” (downtown Chicago, so named as the metro train or El makes a loop of the downtown area), eat in Greektown, catch some Chicago blues  and to get a few shots around the University itself.

 The weather wasn’t great – but you can't have everything.  I hope you like my impressions of one of my favorite cities in the world

Sam's Exotic Photo of North Chicago Skyline from Navy Pier  Tall Ship & Tall Buildings - Sam's Exotic Photo of Chicago from Navy Pier  Dragon Light, Drake Hotel, Chicago IL

Chicago's John Hancock Center  Chrome Bean and Skyline, Millenium Park, Chicago  Art Institute of Chicago

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