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New face of Chicago architectu by spudart New face of Chicago architectu by spudart
It's amazing all the new construction being done in chicago. Ok, so the main building in this photo was built in 1982. What? I never noticed this building before. It's "One South Wacker" by Helmut Jahn. Man. This building is so batman from this angle.

The next building to the right is the brand spankin' new Hyatt Center designed by Harry Cobb. Built with no corner offices, it maintains a great curved oval shape. Then a little peek from another 2005 building "111 South Wacker." (It's the wee bit of a glass rectangle just to the right).

The Sears Tower is watching over all the new kids on the block. (The block being Wacker Drive). I really like how the Sears Tower makes its appearance here. It gives a nice context to these new buildings. The old master.

This was shot just before sunset, so that's what is making these buildings become alive in an ocean of blue. Just one hour later, and these buildings become stark black with just a few bits of yellow lights.
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Angel0507 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Nice one. I like it.
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GnarlySunset Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous! :)

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jaymyccah Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thets beautiful
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love-norway Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009   Interface Designer
It makes sense that it's Batman-esque... since the recent movies were filmed there.
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mr-sarcastic1984 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008
man so much has changed since I was chicago 5 or 6 years ago
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rj45 Featured By Owner May 13, 2007
I hope we get to spend some time on the city next time we're out there. Tanya says hi. :)
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adeb1113 Featured By Owner May 7, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Seen it in person many times, and your capture has made it even more spectactular...truly! Love the perspective, and the fact that it almost looks luminescent! Can't wait to see what you do next!!!
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LeeWooJin Featured By Owner May 7, 2007   Photographer
Very nice picture! Nice colors, nice building too.
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MortelleBeaute Featured By Owner May 7, 2007
I love how the buildings seem to glow :nod: Great work! :clap:
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spudart Featured By Owner May 7, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks! I just added to the description on how these buildings have that glow effect--it was shot at dusk. :-)
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