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The Carbide & Carbon Building ~ The Carbide & Carbon Building is a Chicago landmark located at 230 N. Michigan Avenue. The building, which was built in 1929, is an example of Art Deco architecture designed by Daniel and Hubert Burnham, sons of architect Daniel Burnham, and was designated a Chicago Landmark on May 9, 1996. Originally built as a high-rise office tower, the Carbide & Carbon Building was converted in 2004 to the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago. The building has 37 floors and is 503 feet (153 m) tall.

Crane Communications Building ~ Crain Communications Building is a 41-story, 582 foot (177 m) skyscraper located at 150 North Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois. It was also known as the Smurfit-Stone Building and the Stone Container Building. Construction began in 1983 and was completed in 1984. The building, noted for its unusually slanted facade, was designed by Sheldon Schlegman of A. Epstein and Sons. The building has 41 floors of tenant space and the two spires at the top cover the main roof and HVAC equipment.

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Comments (120)

Buts Yuri on June 1, 2013

Beautiful building and very nice shot! LIKE-86! Greetings from Ukraine! Yuri.

~Marlene~ on June 2, 2013

squareskull... and... Yuri...


Thank you both very much for the nice comments and the Likes, with extra thanks to squareskull, for your contest VOTE. I'm very pleased & honored!

Best wishes, Marlene

Amar Singh on June 2, 2013

perfect shot like

~Marlene~ on June 3, 2013

Thank you very much, amar196, for the kind words and the Like!

Greetings, Marlene

zhsv on June 5, 2013

| | | Very creative ! Nice image ! Like !!!
۰• ۰ Regards from Minsk. zhsv

~Marlene~ on June 6, 2013

Thank you again, zhsv, for the very kind words. I'm happy that you Like it!

Best wishes, Marlene

Chinappi on June 10, 2013

I LIKE it.

I will try to make my best in order to vote (for this one and / or more), not so easy ...

Thank you very much for your visit and nice comments!.

Greetings.

Bernard.

~Marlene~ on June 11, 2013

Thank you so much, Bernard, for the always kind words and the Like. I appreciate it very much!

Best wishes, Marlene

Chinappi on June 11, 2013

:-)

Maurizio Balsamini on June 13, 2013

Interessante contrasto di diverse geometrie. LK-90. Ciao Marleme

~Marlene~ on June 14, 2013

Thank you kindly, Maurizio, for the nice comment and the LIke. Both are much appreciated as is your visit!

Best wishes, Marlene

Mehmet baş on June 18, 2013

Stylish view, old and new together,
L, best regards,

~Marlene~ on June 19, 2013

Thanks you so much, Mehmet, for the very nice comment and the visit. I'm happy that you Like it!

Best wishes, Marlene

RNLatvian on June 23, 2013

Oi Marlene, isso está lindo! Like!

Mone de Castro on June 23, 2013

Belíssima composição. Like!

Saudações,

Mone

~Marlene~ on June 24, 2013

RNLatvian... and... Mone...


My thanks to both of you for the very kind words and your visits. I'm very happy you Like it!

Best wishes, Marlene

М. Тодоровић on June 25, 2013

Wonderful image, great work!

Like

Best wishes, Tosa

~Marlene~ on June 26, 2013

Many thanks, Tosa, for the great response and your visit. I'm very happy you Like it!

Best wishes, Marlene

~Marlene~ on June 29, 2013

Many thanks, papa_razzi!

Best regards, Marlene

coloradojak - Keep P… on July 29, 2014

Very nice composition and contrasts of design (old & new). Like!

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  • Uploaded on May 14, 2013
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    by ~Marlene~
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
    • Taken on 2013/04/26 18:34:14
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 43.89mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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