I know seasoned travelers would be aghast when I say that my fondest memory of President Obama's hometown is a cozy room in a midtown hotel off of North Michigan Avenue (that, and the delicious Chicago-style deep dish pizzas from Lou Malnati's and Pizzeria Uno).
|Before and after… Burp!|
|It was frreezing…|
|…but the food was good. Here we are having breakfast at the Corner Bakery: Crunchy Honey Banana Oatmeal for moi, and the Chicken Pomodori Panini with Cheddar Broccoli soup combo for the husband.|
Suffice it to say, I didn't get to take a lot of pictures, at least compared to Breckenridge, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and all the other places featured here in the Travel Series. But, still, I had a blast in Chicago and would most likely vacation there another time.
|The beautiful Holy Name Cathedral.|
|Chicago has actually been dubbed, "The Architect's Playground," because of its dynamic architecture |
ranging from classic and historical buildings to ultra-modern high-rises.
|Trump International Hotel & Tower at night.|
|Walking on East Wacker Drive by the River Hotel.|
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