getting around

That Lower Wacker feeling

A view of Lower Wacker Drive (in Chicago)Taking Lower Wacker is something insiders do.  It’s efficient but vaguely creepy, too.  The subterranean atmosphere, weird light, and ancient metal and grime offer a sharp rebuke to the picturesque sights spinning past on the surface streets and the Drive.

The Ribs of Lower Wacker, © 2014 Celia Her City
A blessed escape from tyranny of the grid, the old-time oddness of Lower Wacker is enveloping, smattered with the ghosts of storied fatalities.

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