I took this shot at the Ashland station on Chicago’s Green Line during a bad morning storm on the morning of August 4, 2008. (Original Flickr link is here.) It’s one of my favorites. To this day, I can’t decide if I like the smokestack in the shot or not.
Also, if you look closely, you can see that the Trump Tower is still under construction. It’s also a shame that the Chicago Spire was never built—I had a fun time calling it the Chicago Dildo, but I can’t deny that it would have been an impressive addition to the skyline.
Architect and freelance illustrator Maja Wrońska continues to amaze with her beautifully executed watercolor paintings of iconic cityscapes from around the world.
A Calm Morning at Sea, detail (1893)