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February 12, 2011 / Leslie

Saturday Snapshot: Chicago Lakefront

Chicago Lakefront taken from Navy Pier looking south. (Click for sharper image.)

Chicago Lakefront South

No more snowy pictures. I saw a lone robin in my yard yesterday, a sure sign that spring is near. Once robins leave their winter flocks they begin scouting for nesting sites. I like to think that was what he was doing and not just stopping by because I have a heated, ice-free bird bath!

Saturday Snapshots is hosted by Alyce. Head on over to At Home With Books to see more great photos or add your own.


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  1. Rebecca Rasmussen / Feb 12 2011 10:12 am

    Ah this picture really sells Chicago for me 🙂


  2. laurelrainsnow / Feb 12 2011 10:27 am

    Ah, Chicago’s skyline is every bit as gorgeous as any I’ve ever seen. Maybe it’s the water, but I never get tired of seeing it. Thanks for sharing.



  3. Suko / Feb 12 2011 11:01 am

    The Chicago skyline is captured beautifully here. Lovely photo, Leslie!


  4. Sherrie / Feb 12 2011 11:11 am

    It’s beautiful! I’ve never been there but would love to visit. Hoping I see a robin before long, I’m tired of winter. Have a great day!

    Just Books


  5. bermudaonion / Feb 12 2011 11:15 am

    I wish I was there! Of course, there’s a seagull in the picture!


    • Leslie / Feb 12 2011 11:46 am

      Yeah, I had to choose the frame that caught the bird, I couldn’t resist.


  6. Beth Lowe / Feb 12 2011 11:17 am

    Great picture, Leslie. I’ve only been to Chicago once, but I really liked it, especially the lakefront. I’m happy to hear about the robin, too. Mine are still in their flocks. We are going to have temps in the mid-30s for the next few days, which is much better than the low to mid-20s. Perhaps spring will eventually come to New England, too. I have some hope left.


    • Leslie / Feb 12 2011 11:52 am

      I am probably biased, but I think we have one of the most beautiful lakefronts. And the shore is all beaches and parks, no commercial buildings. A little history… we have a court ruling that says the lakefront will remain forever open, clear and free.


  7. dyane / Feb 12 2011 11:21 am

    nice shot love that the seagull is in there too


  8. Alyce / Feb 12 2011 11:41 am

    I’ve never been to Chicago, but this picture makes it look beautiful. I love that there’s a bird in the photo. 🙂


  9. Bev@My Reader's Block / Feb 12 2011 11:48 am

    That is a lovely shoreline picture! Love the seagull in it.

    Here’s my snapshot:


  10. Trish / Feb 12 2011 12:32 pm

    Cityscapes are so cool. It’s fun guessing a city by its skyline.


  11. J L Jackson / Feb 12 2011 12:46 pm

    This is a beautiful picture.


  12. Ellie / Feb 12 2011 2:01 pm

    Love the contrast between the buildings and the water.


  13. Debbie / Feb 12 2011 7:23 pm

    Someday, it will be more than the airport on my stop in Chicago. Very pretty!


  14. Patti Smith / Feb 12 2011 9:29 pm

    What a wonderful shot of Chicago!! Love that city!! I think we are all weary and impatient for Spring 🙂


  15. Coffee and a Book Chick / Feb 13 2011 1:37 pm

    Beautiful shot! I love Chicago 🙂


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