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more Rauschenberg at the Tute? Yes, thank you

more Rauschenberg at the Tute? Yes, thank you

Thank you, Stefan T. Edlis! Last month Mr. Edlis donated 42 pieces of art to the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicagomag.com mentions: Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstien, and Robert Rauschenberg. Here’s the official press release. There’s more details on some pieces, but says, “A full list of the works of art and select images […]

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office window

office window

For ten years I worked on the 24th floor of the Oakbrook Terrace Tower in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Recently I came across the image above showing the view from my desk. It was a unique building. Firstly, it’s the tallest building in Illinois outside Chicago (31 stories). Secondly, we had a completely unobstructed view from […]

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Chicago putting pedestrians and drivers at risk

Chicago putting pedestrians and drivers at risk

There’s a misleading statement on chicagopedsafety.org. The large headline states, “Drivers must stop for pedestrians entering a crosswalk. It’s the law.” The image above shows the marketing piece taken directly from their website (scaled down 50%). For this blog post, I added the actual law from the Illinois Vehicle Code below their banner. The right […]

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How the advertising will really appear in Wrigley Field's outfield and Jumbotron

How the advertising will really appear in Wrigley Field’s outfield and Jumbotron

Today, the Chicago Cubs shared more images of their proposed changes to Wrigley Field. One image is particularly misleading. A somewhat detailed look can be found at the Chicago Tribune along with a caption (to the second image above) explaining where actual advertisements will be placed (Full caption pasted in comments below). To the Cubs’ […]

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Cubs opening day

Today’s Opening Day win for the Chicago Cubs might turn out to be a microcosm for the 2013 Chicago Cubs. Rizzo homers. Castro scraps together a couple hits, but looks dazed as he wanders the basepaths aimlessly. Everyone else has no clue when they’re batting, especially any third basemen. Jeff Samardzija turns out to be […]

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