Chicago, Illinois
Ken Papai photos

Sears Tower at dusk, Chicago, kpapai photo May 18, 2004Sears Tower at dusk, the evening of May 18, 2004. View is from the 96th floor of the John Hancock Building.

I was here on business for an Aldon Software users conference held at the Sofitel hotel. 5 years ago I was at the same 96th floor Signature Lounge at another software conference (Oacis at the Drake that time).

Chicago skyline, kpapai photo May 18, 2004Chicago skyline skyscrapers at dusk, the evening of May 18, 2004. View is from the 96th floor of the John Hancock Building.

Chicago skyline, kpapai photo May 18, 2004Chicago skyline skyscrapers at dusk, the evening of May 18, 2004. View is from the Hancock Building looking south down the Lake Michigan shoreline. The most prominent building here is the Aon Center (formerly the Standard Oil (Amoco) building) built in 1974 and has 82 floors. The Prudential Plaza building is just to the right of the Aon, it was built in 1990 and has 64 floors.

Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan, kpapai photo May 19, 2004Chicago skyline skyscrapers in evening of May 19, 2004. View is from the Odyssey ship cruise. The Hancock Center building is the tallest in this photo (far right). The Navy Pier is in the foreground.

Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan, kpapai photo May 19, 2004Chicago skyline skyscrapers in evening of May 19, 2004. View is from the Odyssey ship cruise. The Sears Tower is once again (after the World Trade Center 9/11 disaster, ...[screed deleted] ) North America's tallest building.

Soldier Field from Hancock Bldg, kpapai photo May 18, 2004The 'new' Soldier Field, arisen from its makeover of 2002-2003. That's the Standard Oil building at the right framing this photo.


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