September 06, 2004

City Shots

Sean LaFreniere posted some urban photography from the road trip he and I took last week. I stuck to the nature side of things in my photo galleries while he got some great shots of Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver, and Salt Lake City.

Posted by Michael J. Totten at September 6, 2004 03:40 PM

God, U of C is gorgeous. That one little picture barely scrapes the surface. I really hope the two of you got more than just a passing glimpse at the place.

And no pictures of Millenium Park?! Come on! You just can't top giant faces that turn into fountains spitting water. You just can't.

Posted by: Grant McEntire at September 6, 2004 05:26 PM

Grant... we did see more than a smattering of the campus... and I agree that it is one of the most beautiful that I have seen. Actually we were there during their graduate graduation ceremony (isn't there a special name for that?) at Rockefeller Chapel (is that right?). I really wanted to spend more time there... but Michael cracked the whip and we had to say "next!" There was so much to do and see in Chicago that it would have taken us weeks to do just the top ten, and we only had two days. Yes, we saw the fountains at Millennium Park but we did not have time to explore the grotesqueries of the "post-modern future". Next time!

Posted by: sean at September 6, 2004 07:02 PM

I dug the Minnesota pics. I lived in the twin cities for ten years. Minneapolis is one classy town. Very sophisticated and classy, but still down to earth. No pretenses. And St. Paul has the most incredible residential areas you ever saw. The summers are pure heaven, and the winters are pure hell.

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