Chicago is an overwhelmingly large city upon first arrival, especially after hanging out in Des Moines, Omaha, and Madison for a couple of weeks. It's beautiful here though as these pictures (and ones I'll post as I continue to explore Chicago) show.
A view of the Chicago skyline taken from Navy Pier.
Street level looking up while in downtown.
Contrasting old and new buildings.
More contrast between old and new.
Foundations at Millenium Park.
Close up view of a bridge connecting North Lake Shore Drive over the Chicago River.