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Abstraction in Ice And Glass, Number 27 was uploaded to Flickr

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Chicago skyline as viewed through ice, brightly

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I took Abstraction in Ice And Glass, Number 27 on February 27, 2015 at 02:22PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 01, 2015 at 07:32PM

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March 1st, 2015 at 1:51 pm

Flaunting Civic Responsibility Without Repercussions was uploaded to Flickr

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So the owner of this parking lot-soon-to-be-something else (a hotel or an office building most likely) refuses to shovel their sidewalk. They didn’t shovel it after the snow in January, and in fact, since it warmed up a bit, this block is now solid ice. Seriously, you can skate the length of this block of Randolph.

Looks like the owner of the pin is JHM Hotels Inc, per this article from a couple years ago:
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Last year, JHM Hotels paid $4.1 million for a, 11,700-square-foot parcel at 150 N. Jefferson St. near the Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago’s West Loop, where it plans to build a boutique hotel.

Maybe because they are a large corporation, the City of Chicago doesn’t want to tell them to follow the law and make the sidewalk passable.

I filed a report with the City’s 311 service on 2/6/15

Thank you for submitting your Snow – Uncleared Sidewalk service request on February 06, 2015.

no response as of yet, I still see pedestrians falling down, trying to navigate this block.

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I took Flaunting Civic Responsibility Without Repercussions on February 24, 2015 at 12:58PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 25, 2015 at 08:01PM

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February 25th, 2015 at 7:18 pm

super Snow Day was uploaded to Flickr

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snow still falling steadily

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I took super Snow Day on February 01, 2015 at 10:19AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 01, 2015 at 04:23PM

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February 1st, 2015 at 10:54 am

Lean on The Wind was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop

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I took Lean on The Wind on December 08, 2013 at 12:27PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on November 22, 2014 at 03:09PM

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November 22nd, 2014 at 10:15 am

Shorter Cut Is Quicker was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop (Halsted, I think). Black and white, toned blue in Photoshop.

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I took Shorter Cut Is Quicker on December 08, 2013 at 01:18PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 28, 2014 at 04:02PM

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April 12th, 2014 at 10:19 am

Diversey Harbor Panorama was uploaded to Flickr

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Fighting for space with the Canadian Geese

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I took Diversey Harbor Panorama on March 13, 2014 at 05:05PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 13, 2014 at 11:31PM

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March 22nd, 2014 at 11:02 am

Sooner Or Later was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop at night

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I took Sooner Or Later on March 12, 2014 at 12:30AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 13, 2014 at 02:54PM

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March 14th, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Cloud Nine was uploaded to Flickr

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Under The El

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I took Cloud Nine on March 08, 2014 at 01:47PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 08, 2014 at 07:52PM

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March 11th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

One More Time was uploaded to Flickr

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Snow flakes on my car window

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I took One More Time on December 30, 2013 at 07:20PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on January 01, 2014 at 06:39PM

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January 27th, 2014 at 12:21 am

Speak Not Of Senseless Things was uploaded to Flickr

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Jefferson and Lake, West Loop

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I took Speak Not Of Senseless Things on December 12, 2010 at 12:25PM

and uploaded it on May 23, 2012 at 07:38PM

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January 26th, 2014 at 11:47 am

Icy River – Washington Bridge was uploaded to Flickr

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Chicago River

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I took Icy River – Washington Bridge on January 06, 2014 at 01:36PM

Chicago River

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January 26th, 2014 at 11:09 am

Photo Republished at Four Ways Weather Can Leave You Stranded in Airports

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Flight 1053

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Snow flies at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. (Flickr/Seth Anderson) With 160,000 weather-related delays each year, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is vulnerable to snow, as well as to winds, rain and other flight-disrupting conditions. AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Elliot Abrams points out, however, that much of Chicago’s snow is not the traditional lake effect, as it is not located on the proper side of Lake Michigan to receive the brunt of its snowfall. Abrams said that the city has received more snow than usual this season, contributing to delays and cancellations out of this major hub.

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January 24th, 2014 at 7:38 pm

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Different Times was uploaded to Flickr

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Wilmette somewhere

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I took Different Times on January 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

Wilmette somewhere

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January 24th, 2014 at 11:27 am

Jammed Up was uploaded to Flickr

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Slow moving traffic on the Kennedy

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I took Jammed Up on December 08, 2013 at 12:58PM

Slow moving traffic on the Kennedy

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January 22nd, 2014 at 12:04 am

No, You Go First was uploaded to Flickr

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Biker on Wacker Drive, waving to a truck to go ahead and turn right…

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I took No, You Go First on January 06, 2014 at 01:40PM

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January 20th, 2014 at 12:21 pm