Date: October 31st, 2010 | Comments : none | Categories: City Streets, Illinois, Seasonal, Travel, Travel USA, Unusual Interest.

Happy Halloween -- Rockford, IllinoisHappy Halloween — earlier this year we drove through Rockford, Illinois on the way to set up the Trees Exhibition in Wisconsin. You never know what surprises await when you get off the main highways.

 

Date: June 30th, 2010 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, City Streets, Cultures, Design, Historic significance, Illinois, Summer, Travel, Travel USA, Trees, Unusual Interest, USA.

Marina City Building, Chicago, IllinoisThe Marina City Building in Chicago, IL

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Marina City Building occupies an entire city block, Chicago, ILMarina City Building occupies an entire city block, Chicago, IL

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Downtown Chicago, Illinois

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The old and the new; Chicago landmark, John Hancock Center in the background Warwick Allerton Hotel on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, ILThe old and the new; the Chicago landmark, John Hancock Center in background, and the Warwick Allerton Hotel on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL

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The historic Water Tower - right - Chicago, IllinoisThe historic Water Tower was built 1867-69 to house pipes that regulated water pressure in the city, Chicago, Illinois

 

Date: May 2nd, 2010 | Comments : none | Categories: flowering trees, Flowers, Green, Heart Shapes In Nature series, heartshaped, Illinois, Landscape, Seasonal, Spring, Travel, Travel USA, Trees, Unusual Interest, Urban and State Parks, USA, Water.

Horse Chestnut tree in bloom, Matthiessen State Park, IL3 miles east of Oglesby, Illinois, is a surprising pocket of beauty you have to see to believe, because the countryside is flat farmland for miles around.

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New growth - farmland just outside of Matthiessen State Park, ILMatheison State Park, ILFalls, grotto and caves in Matthiessen State Park, IL

 

Date: April 29th, 2010 | Comments : none | Categories: Architecture, City Streets, Illinois, Seasonal, Spring, Travel, Travel USA, Trees.

Abandoned factories, Springfield, IllinoisAbandoned factories, one with trees growing on the roof, Springfield, Illinois

 


 

 
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