The thousands of stubby spring seedlings that the landscape crews planted are now fulfilling an anonymous designer’s vision.
It was an unexpected pleasure to see so many showy and unusual plants in one day.
Going into this small boxy building plunged me into a microcosm of Chicago where urgent, even desperate transactions were the norm.
Holy Name Cathedral will soon be an inconspicuous facade on a canyon-like street.
How different they are!
In the year or so since my last visit, this section of the Chicago lakefront has grown considerably more wild.
The chair was making my husband sneeze, and he was threatening to put it out at the curb.
Standing in front of a trough more or less destroys the point of glancing into a mirror.
Over the weekend, I made my first summer pilgrimage to Beachside Gardens.
Church-going doesn’t get the attention it used to, which is a shame because devotion is profoundly satisfying.