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Chicago Skyline

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 23 April 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The Chicago skyline, an area commonly known as the Loop because it is "looped" by elevated train tracks, as seen from the top of the parking garage for Rush Memorial Hospital.

Pictured in the foreground on the left is the Church of the Epiphany at 201 South Ashland Avenue. It was built in 1885 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

Photo captured April 7, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/806 second F/5.0 ISO 100 28 mm

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L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressant paysage urbain

23 Apr 2012 5:15am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful colors in this landscape.
Have a nice day.

23 Apr 2012 8:17am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful composition - love the way the historic foreground leads our view towards the impressive modern skyline.

23 Apr 2012 8:24am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The front and the back look like two completely different worlds Steve. I hope that these older districts somehow escape the clutches of the developers, otherwise there will be little left to remind us of Chicago's past.

23 Apr 2012 8:25am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A fabulous cityscape with marvelous colours and beautiful light. Beautifuly captured and presented.

23 Apr 2012 9:22am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, that's an amazing view of the city, Steven! Love the contrast between the skyscrapers and the buildings in the foreground.

23 Apr 2012 10:56am

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful skyline, great pov with the stone and brick architecture in the foreground ~ great shot!

23 Apr 2012 2:10pm

fereshteh. from Iran

Beautiful sky ,wonderful composition.

23 Apr 2012 3:03pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A justly famous skyline, very well shown off here. You have so much fine heritage building stock, and it becomes dwarfed by the more contemporary beasts that scrape at the clouds... this is why great cities need street level exploration. Thanks for sharing !

23 Apr 2012 3:58pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

A beuatiful image, Steven - and I LOVE the sky here :-) Great piece as always!! All the ebst

23 Apr 2012 4:13pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

amazing skyline and great HDR work

23 Apr 2012 4:51pm

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Intersting perpective mixing two differents town plannings, rather classic or old one on the first ground and rather modern on the second.

23 Apr 2012 5:12pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Fabulous shot and treatment! Two thumbs up!

23 Apr 2012 6:57pm

franz from Baden, Austria

impressive pano, very attractive processing !
(have we seen this church before, perchance ?!?)

23 Apr 2012 7:37pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Nice composition. A pretty day in Chicago.

23 Apr 2012 8:33pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The Chicago skyline is always fascinating in your photos. The old stone church is quite nice.

23 Apr 2012 9:45pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

An impressive skyline for sure, it looks a very big city. Good to see some Green in the foreground.

23 Apr 2012 9:49pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

stunning detail. very nice effect for this scene

23 Apr 2012 11:03pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful skyline. The foreground and the background are like two different cities. Wonderful image!

24 Apr 2012 12:01am

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Impressive contrasting view between the old city and the new !!!! Amazing skyline. Beautiful shot, excellent processing ...

24 Apr 2012 12:02am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent vantage point, incredible detail!

24 Apr 2012 12:55am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Terrific view point....this almost has the look of a colored-pencil drawing. Love that city !! :-)

24 Apr 2012 12:55am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful detailed cityscape.

24 Apr 2012 1:31am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

love the colours tones. clarity and sharpness in this photo! each building is so very nicely visible and there is a good depth about this scene!

24 Apr 2012 10:15am

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Great view of the skyline!

24 Apr 2012 11:35am

JCJ from Troyes, France

very nice viewpoint

24 Apr 2012 10:01pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Beautiful toning producing a great cityscape.

9 May 2012 5:57pm