DSC04871pcn Chicago Panoramic from old Meigs Field Airport 10/28/07 - NW view

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Comments (8)

Wei O'Connell (tianp… on November 9, 2007

Beautiful scene! Great location for this picture!

Volkan Yuksel on November 10, 2007

Thanks Wei, suprising to have this much spring action in the middle of the fall. Cheers, Volkan

kamalyn on December 10, 2007

wow, this is a nice view of Chicago! I should probably know about this project, but I guess I haven't been keeping up with my profession outside of Boston...Have they turned the whole former air field into a park? Or is it temporary treatment? Do you know of anywhere it's written up? Seems like you head out here a lot! Just like with my photos from Central MA 10-28 and the ones this week-end, things sure can change a lot in 6 weeks!

Volkan Yuksel on December 11, 2007

It appears that conversion is permanent. I think it was a great prestige point which was making Chicago really space age city. I come here frequently to find the stars :) Here is more info for you Kamaly. Cheers, Volkan

Ursuța Paul on July 1, 2009


Volkan Yuksel on July 5, 2009

Thank you very much Ursuta_Paul for Yellow Star. Best wishes from Chicago :) Volkan

Seekan D'Stroy on January 17, 2011

Great picture, but it disgusts me. There used to be a small airport there. Long live Meigs Field!

Volkan Yuksel on January 24, 2011

Hi Seekan, thank you. I feel the same way. I hope someday Meigs Filed will rise again :) Best wishes, Volkan

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