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Old November 22nd, 2010, 11:11 AM   #1121
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Old November 22nd, 2010, 11:18 AM   #1122
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Old November 22nd, 2010, 11:21 AM   #1123
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Old November 22nd, 2010, 12:28 PM   #1124
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Indeed for once again great and very nice photos from Chicago; in the time you shot those images, you -probably- saw the filming of Transformers 3 in the streets of Chicago, right?
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Old November 22nd, 2010, 01:33 PM   #1125
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Nope. Haven't seen any filming of Transformers. I was in Chicago way back June.
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Old November 23rd, 2010, 11:50 AM   #1126
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THE LOOP

Named after the ring of elevated train tracks that encircle it, this is downtown Chicago's core, and the city's financial and governmental hub. Abuzz with laptop-toting business folk during the week, the loop is transformed on weekends when a veritable shopping frenzy erupts along its famous State Street. Thos thirsty of culture also come flocking to view the area's many architecturally significant buildings and public art.

A recent infusion of corporate dollars has given the Loop a real boost: the resulting restoration of old theaters and the promotion of the theater district has lured in more visitors, and the many great bars and restaurants that have sprung up mean that the area now offers a burgeoning nightlife.





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Daley Center and Plaza

The location of the county court headquarters, Daley Plaza is best known for its giant steel unnamed Picasso sculpture, donated by the artist.



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The Picasso sculpture was mocked when unveiled, but is now a city icon.





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Seems like you had great weather in these last pix. Chicago is especially beautiful in summer, IMO.
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That was my second day. It rained in the morning but cleared up in the afternoon.
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