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Chicago's South Side in Winter
Smoke on the Water & the Non-Existent Building

Smoke on the Water & the Non-Existent Building

It was cold in Chicago at the end of December so that the Chicago River gave off steam. It was an unusual scene for me and I took a picture.

The photo came out less impressive than the actual scenery and I decided to not post it. But in a few weeks demolition of the building in the background had started, by mid-March #littlewasleft, and now it is completely gone.

I've learned that this five stories tall building was the headquarters of General Growth Properties Inc. (110 N Upper Wacker Drive). It should be replaced by a modern riverfront tower. Let's see.

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December 26, 2017
Coney Island

Coney Island

Coney Island on a cold spring day.

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March 12, 2016
New York's Hudson River Turns to Ice

New York's Hudson River Turns to Ice

Freezing temperatures in New York have left large stretches of the Hudson River an impenetrable ice, which caused the suspension and the shutting down of services between Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.

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February 20, 2015
My Car Buried Under the Snow, Blizzard 2010
Slushy

Slushy

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December 27, 2010
Can’t Get Her Car Out

Can’t Get Her Car Out

I hope it is her car at least.

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December 27, 2010
After the 2010 Blizzard II
Blizzard 2010. No transport, almost no people
After the 2010 Blizzard