This greeting card, designed by local artist Chris Gorz, highlights Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. Bucktown is believed to be named for the goats, the males are called bucks, raised in the area by early 19th century settlers. Also available as a poster About the Artist Chris Gorz of StudioChris creates art that helps people connect more deeply with Chicago neighborhoods. Each design features an iconic landmark that represents the neighborhood's beauty, uniqueness and history. DetailsBlank inside for your own personal message Dimensions: 4.25 x 6 inches Browse all Chicago Neighborhood greeting cards
A greeting card featuring a design by local artist Chris Gorz of The Loop. Downtown Chicago is named "the Loop" for the rectangular elevated track structure, completed in 1897, that still carries "L" trains. Also available as a poster > About the Artist StudioChris creates art that helps people connect more deeply with Chicago neighborhoods. Each design features an iconic landmark that represents the neighborhoods beauty, uniqueness and history. DetailsBlank inside for your own personal message Dimensions: 4.25 x 6 inches Browse all Chicago Neighborhood greeting cards >
This poster features 64 of the most recognizable skyscrapers and architecturally significant buildings in the United States (as well as the Eiffel Tower and an Egyptian pyramid for comparison purposes). Included are: Sears (Willis) Tower John Hancock Building World Trade Center TransAmerica Building Tribune Tower Chrysler Building Trump Tower ...and many more! The poster also lists the year the building was built, location, height in feet and stories, architect, and interesting facts. Dimensions: 35 inches wide x 13 inches tall
The 100-story John Hancock Center dominates the north skyline of Chicago and is home to offices, condominiums, and a restaurant on the 95th floor. The John Hancock Observatory offers a spectacular 360-degree view of Chicago and Lake Michigan. On this night shot, low lying clouds rolled in, causing the city lights to cast an eerie glow over the city. Appears to be a scene taken from Gotham City. Dimensions: 12 x 18 inches About the ArtistLocal artist Christopher Arndt breathes new life into ordinary images using a creative blend of original photography with digital oil painting, resulting in vivid colors combined with extraordinary realism. Each image features a wonder of Chicago's rich architecture, breathtaking skyline and world renowned landmarks.
Stroll or bike Lincoln Park and encounter giants of history and literature celebrated in bronze: Lincoln, LaSalle, Grant, Andersen, Schiller, Shakespeare, Goethe, Sheridan, and more! Author and illustrator Krista August unveils the forgotten histories behind these local treasures with her award-winning book, Giants in the Park. Missing statues and the parks cemetery years are documented as well. Giants in the Park was designated 2011 Book of the Year by the Chicago Writers Association. Details: Paperback 118 pages Dimensions: 5.75 x 7.75 inches
A bookshelf, a reading light or a bookmark? Lilite: the ultimate bedside lamp for readers, is the solution for all the above! When you pull your book from the wooden peak a sensor automatically turns the lamp on. So Clever, SHOP it now!