Saturday, April 24, 2010

Old Chicago/New Chicago

Installed in 1897, this will forever be the OLD icon of downtown Chicago.
Do you have any good stories of meeting under the famous clock? Send them to me and I’ll publish them.

Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate, aka The Bean, is the NEW Chicago icon. Did you know that it is an unwritten rule that all tourists are required to have a picture taken in some association with the bean… the crazier the better? The Bean is a curious success in Chicago public art – it’s eye-catching and the general public almost consistently loves it.

Send me your favorite photo with the bean and we’ll post them!

P.S. Summer is just around the corner and it's a great time to put Chicago on your vacation schedule.