I'm often mesmerized by back alleys in our city, the brick architecture, fire stairs and so many patterns and character. A person can get lost and forget about the sheer scale of our high rise buildings. As can be seen from the above picture, size doesn't matter. Contrary what some men tend to believe.
As I was on my way to the Cultural Center I ducked into one of the back alleys (my favorite places to shoot pictures for their ample amount of character, patterns and grit). I think this one was N Garland Ct with Washington St. visible out in the distance. I ran into a guy who... Continue Reading →
A guy grabbing a quick cig & cell break in an alley during lunch time. The fellow opposite of him was fast asleep, looking like he was a regular at this dingy place. Alleyways of old downtown Chicago buildings are fascinating in many ways. This particular one is Calhoun Pl, looking down from Dearborn St.... Continue Reading →
This is a shot of the back alley of the Chicago Theater. If you come here around noon, you'll be rewarded with excellent lighting. If you can get over the unbearable odor from the dumpsters that is... The fire stairs create captivating shadows and are often a perch to dozens of pigeons. This super tall... Continue Reading →