Observations and Images on Architecture, Culture and More, in Chicago and the World. See it all here.      

Christmas in Chicago, 2009





 -by Lynn Becker

[December 24, 2009] - Scenes from a great city - Chicago during the Christmas season, 2009. And if you're still hungry for more, explore all the great photo essays and stories from previous years through the links to the right.



Belles of the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade, 2009Lion in Christmas Wreath by Yves Behar, Art Institute of Chicago, 2009
horse at Daley Plaza, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Christmas market, Daley Plaza, Chicago, 2009
Animal rights protest, Christmastime, Chicago, 2009
Christmas wreath at construction site on Southport, Chicago, 2009
Picasso and Christmas tree, Daley Plaza, Chicago, 2009
Wrigley Building, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Star, Christmas Tree, Macy's, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Pritzker Park and DePaul University, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Lincoln Park Zoo, Christmas, 2009
Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Victoria's Secret, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Burberry, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Barney's, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Garmin, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Garrett Popcorn Shop, off Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Christmas, 2009'
American Girl, Water Tower Place, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Toy trains, John Hancock Center, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Macy's, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Christmas Market, Daley Center, Christmas, 2009
Crate and Barrel, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
The Gap, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Sofitel Water Tower, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Water Tower, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
John Hancock Center, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Christmas, 2009
Santa Claus, CTA Holiday Train, Chicago, Christmas, 2009

Join a discussion on this story.



© 2009 Lynn Becker All rights reserved.

The Short, Brutal Life of a Parade Balloon Christmas in Chicago, 2006 Christmas in Chicago, 2008 Christmas in Chicago, 2007 Some Assembly Required - the constructio of Chicago's Christmas Tree Cecil Balmond and the Bonfire of the Vanities The Expulsion: Chicago set to destroy Bauhaus Modernism at Michael Reese

The Innie and the Outtie- the Burnham Pavilions by Zaha Hadid and the UNStudio's Ben van Berkel in Chicago's Millenium Park

The Old Colony Revealed:  A cleaning reveals the lost lightness  of Holabird & Roche's original 1894 design

Symbol or Substance: The Design Competition to honor Daniel Burnham

Planning and Its Disconnects in the city of Chicago

The Chicago Children's Museum - The Battle Over Grant Park
Chicago Spire, Santiago Calatrava, architect, Marketing Begins

The Unprotected: Chicago's broken Landmarking process threatens the city's architectural heritage