Meanwhile, back on the Chicago River………………

Chicago River Cruise October 2014

As we continue with our Chicago skyline series (*grin*) this photo presents a different perspective on a section of downtown buildings.  This picture was taken while I was on a boat cruising down the Chicago River.  Can you see Trump Tower in the distance?  With large, lit buildings flanking both sides of the riverbank, it is no wonder why viewing Chicago’s downtown area via the Chicago River is a special experience.  Oh, and at night, too; this provides an entirely different context, don’t you think?

  39 comments for “Meanwhile, back on the Chicago River………………

  1. April 7, 2015 at 8:57 am

    Like the stars came down from the sky to visit the city.
    Lovely, Cher. 🙂
    Hope this day treats you kindly. 🙂

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    • April 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

      What a lovely thing to say, Donna! I love it! Thank you so much my dear! It’s a cloudy, cool day here! Watching the fog over Lake Michigan is actually kind of interesting! And to you as well my dear! Thank you! Cher xo

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  2. April 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Oh wow now there’s a sight!

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  3. April 7, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Always enjoy your photos from the windy city. I have yet to travel the river… That will be on my list of things to do the next time we visit the city. When we were younger, my family thought my wife and I were nuts when we would drive 10 hours to vacation in Chicago. The museums were my favorite places to hang out. A friend of mine and I both completed a never-again experience when we landed a small plane at Meigs Field shortly before it closed.

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:15 pm

      Thank you, John! I know I am not the best photographer in the world, but I sure do try! Yes, you must cruise the river and Lake Michigan. You will love it! In fact, I’m going to be doing a post in the next day or so about an upcoming Lake Michigan cruise I’ll be taking! Yes, I’m a museum person as well. Oh, I heard about Meigs Field and the ‘interesting’ way in which it suddenly vanished! Cher xo

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  4. April 7, 2015 at 10:20 am

    It’s funny you posted this today. Just yesterday someone told me they took the river tour of Chicago and loved it.

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:16 pm

      Funny thing about, that isn’t it Phil? *grin* I’ll be taking a Lake Michigan cruise soon, and I’ll be write a post about it! The cruises here are fantastic! Cher xo

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  5. Amy
    April 7, 2015 at 10:23 am

    Chicago DT is even more beautiful through your lens! 🙂

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:17 pm

      You are wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too kind my dear! Thank you, Amy!! You are the photographer, I’m just the wannabe photographer!! 😉 Cher xo

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      • Amy
        April 7, 2015 at 12:27 pm

        Am not a photographer at all. I pretty depend on my luck when I click. 🙂 Thank you for your compliment, my friend!

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      • April 7, 2015 at 12:49 pm

        Your photos are absolutely incredible, Amy! Thank YOU, too! Cher xo

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      • Amy
        April 7, 2015 at 12:53 pm

        🙂 xo

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  6. Don
    April 7, 2015 at 11:55 am

    Magnificent Cher.

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:19 pm

      Thank you, dear Don! It’s a magical place along the river, especially in the evening! Cher xo

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  7. April 7, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    This would be a great experience. Wonder how the basements stay dry next to all that water!

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:20 pm

      You know John, that is an excellent question! There’s a river walk beside the Chicago River, but what’s going on underneath is something I don’t know about. California doesn’t have enough water, and we’ve got PLENTY! Did you know we get our drinking water from Lake Michigan? It is the best tap water I’ve ever had. Cher xo

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  8. lemmerson60
    April 7, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    Love it!! Now I know it is the “Trump Tower” on Mike & Molly, was always curious what that was! Thanks Cher!!!

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    • April 7, 2015 at 12:22 pm

      Hi dearie! That’s the one! *LOL* A number of Chicago sports folks live there; to name one, Mr. Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks! It is VERY, VERY expensive! I’ve walked past it, and felt as if I wasn’t dressed up enough to go on the sidewalk! *LOL* *LOL* Love, Cher xo

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  9. April 7, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    Reblogged this on georgeforfun.

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  10. cadeauca
    April 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    What a lovely photo!

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  11. April 7, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    She is so beautiful!!!!! Heavy sigh.

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    • April 8, 2015 at 8:26 am

      Isn’t she just? I agree! Cher xo

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  12. April 8, 2015 at 2:44 am

    This is beautiful! Would you like to enter this place to my Show Your World event?

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    • April 8, 2015 at 8:19 am

      Thank you so much! I haven’t heard of that event! Could you please tell me more about it? Thanks! Cher xo

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      • April 8, 2015 at 8:24 am

        Have a look here http://tinyexpats.com/category/showyourworld/ You can link up to the latest post and I will share it in the next round up.

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      • April 8, 2015 at 8:30 am

        This is wonderful; I’d love to submit this post! Do I send you the link? Thank you!

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      • April 8, 2015 at 8:54 am

        Just include a link in your post to my latest post in this event (about the Summer Palace). You can also use add a picture with the blog event’s name, which you will also find in this pos thttp://tinyexpats.com/2015/04/04/show-your-world-summer-palace/

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      • April 8, 2015 at 8:58 am

        Great! Thanks so much for the info.!! Cher 🙂

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      • April 8, 2015 at 8:59 am

        You’re welcome 🙂 And thank you for participating!

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  13. April 8, 2015 at 5:04 am

    A very inspiring night photo… Made me wish I was there! 🙂

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    • April 8, 2015 at 8:26 am

      Ah, that is so kind of you to say. Thank you so much! It is a wonderful place; you would love it! Cher xo

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  14. April 8, 2015 at 10:12 am

    I seriously HAVE to visit Chicago in 2015! Loving your ‘skyline series’! 🙂

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    • April 8, 2015 at 10:21 am

      Come to Chicago, Laura! You will LOVE it! Awh, bless! Thank you so much!! Cher xo

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  15. April 8, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Just delightful!

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