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Wrigley Building Chicago Illinois is a photograph by Christine Till which was uploaded on August 7th, 2012.
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Wrigley Building Chicago Illinois
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Chicago's iconic Wrigley Building, known for its soaring clock tower, sparkling white terra-cotta cladding, well-proportioned architecture and nighttime lighting, has been home to the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. for nearly a hundred years. It is one of the most famous Chicago landmarks, celebrated in numerous movies, on postcards and in songs like 'My Kind of Town'.
Built in the early 1920s by the founder of the famous Wrigley's chewing gum company, the gleaming structure, modeled after the Seville Cathedral's Giralda Tower in Spain, is a graceful synthesis of diverse stylistic sources (Spanish, Renaissance, French and Chicago School). As "The Gateway to the Magnificent Mile," the building sits directly across from its famous counterpart, the Tribune Tower, just north of the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue.
This is Chicago's jewel, like a resplendent white diamond that appears as a vision when it's first in your sights - an unforgettable site - day and night - for Chicago residents and visitors. It takes your breath away.
August 7th, 2012
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great image, the building against that sky is awesome! vp
Fantastic B&W, congrats on your sale! v
Congrats on your sale!!!
Congratulations on your sale!
awesome Christine! Congrats on your sale!
again hurray for you
Great shot! Congratulations, Christine! :)
very nice congrats
Great b&w image Christine. Congrats in your sale!
Cool! Congrats Christine! :)
Wonderful Christine ... works very well in B&W!
Congratulations on your sale!!
Congratulations on your sale...................................Odon.
nice one, congrats!!!
Congrats on your sale, Christine! :)
Congrats on your sale!!
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Great black and white ....v
Great shot!!! V
Lovely image! v
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