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The other day I was in the City and I decided to go to the Modern Wing of the Art Institute. The Art Insttitute is known for its Impressionism Art but the Modern Wing is quite nice. Here are some pictures I took of the art inside.
5 Reasons to Buy A Home NOW is the time to take advantage of the housing market recovery. IL Real Estate Specialists is a small company with big expectations. We appreciate the opportunity to represent you in the purchase of your home and want you to know that you are in capable hands. Call for ...
Crown Fountain is an interactive public art fountain made of glass block towers that are 50 feet tall and face each other and have digital videos of faces . These faces stare out at you and suddenly they change and out of their mouths come spewing water. This is a wonderful place to bring your f...
My favorite building in Chicago is the Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue. This building has a lot of character and reminds me of an era long gone. This is the only building in Chicago that I know of that still has elevator operators ( see below) If you take the elevator up to the to...
5 Reasons to Sell Your Home NOW is the time to take advantage of the housing market recovery. We are still in a sellers market where the inventory is low and buyers are still looking. IL Real Estate Specialists is a small company with big expectations. We appreciate the opportunity to represent ...
I finally got to meet Ben Kinney and Bob Stewart . I'm the good looking one in the middle . I told them both I was an AR member and was going to blog about the event . I hope this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship . Actually the event had nothing to do with AR and I could post what did...
Small Spaces is becoming more of an option for some people. Why do we need large spaces and How can we make small spaces more efficient.As we get older do we need to save and all of our clutter becomes less important. So what things are necessities and which things can you do without.I would like...
OK I bet you thought I was going to say something dirty and I am . Cleaning gutters is a dirty job.Fall brings great colors but all those leaves in your gutters can create all sorts of water problems if you do not remove them.Fall is the perfect time to inspect the exterior of your home. Look for...
Have a Home Office sure keeps me grounded.I have two office assistants that tell me work is not as important as them.The picture to the right is "Bailey" my #1 assistant who is telling me that it's time to go out as he is on a regular schedule and when he says let's go then I have to jump to his...
The Chicago Jazz Festival is now going on through Labor Day Weekend. This is a special time to enjoy music and the City. On Wednesday Night I attended the Chicago Jazz Trolley Tour which began at the Drake Hotel at 7 pm and took you to different Jazz Clubs to hear music. The clubs included :An...