AtoZ Blog Challenge -A- Architecture




I took this photograph looking south from the Lincoln Park Zoo. This is a quick peek at a city that deserves our attention. Let these few photographs wet your appetite for what is ahead. Not only Chicago, but Seattle, Rome, Lucca, Pienza, Italy.


The Chicago Tribune -Iconic Chicago Architecture


The Art Institute

It didn’t bother Katherine that the city might have a reputation for political corruption. The city’s arts and architecture, diversity of population, cleanliness, and excellent public transportation was what mattered to her. It all contributed to Chicago’s personality. Mayor Daley dubbed it the “city that works.” It worked for Katherine.  From my new novel, Facing East

Check out this link to an earlier post on Chicago Architecture and see additional photos of great architecture.

About Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin grew up in Evanston, IL. and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is an author of two novels: The Greening of a Heart and Facing East. She lives, writes and gardens in NC. Visit her:
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9 Responses to AtoZ Blog Challenge -A- Architecture

  1. Looking forward to joining you on your travels!

  2. noelleg44 says:

    Woo, woo! I’m off to Chicago with Stepheny!

  3. lbegallie says:

    Lovely pictures 🙂

  4. johnvic8 says:

    A great beginning. Looking forward B-Z.

  5. Mary says:

    I love seeing the architecture. Each city has its own personality displayed with its architecture.
    Great start to the A-to-Z Challenge!

    Mary visiting from The View from my World

  6. anneyoungau says:

    I look forward to visiting Chicago one day

    Anne (working backwards through your posts for the month 🙂

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