11 Instagram Photos That Perfectly Captured Summer 2016 in Chicago
By Stephen Ostrowski| September 7, 2016 |
Just like that, it’s over—no, not the first season of Stranger Things. #SummertimeChi is officially complete. Accordingly, here’s 11 of our favorite Instagrams from Summer '16 to hold you over until next year.
For all the shine Chicago’s skyscrapers get, the city's subtle urbane accoutrements are equally stunning. Peeking into the sunlight, Hunter Banas captures ethereal greenery ensconced in a twisting stairwell.
Staples like Marina City and the Leo Burnett Building co-mingle in clear sight with contemporary additions like OneEleven—all from the vantage point of past-meets-present mashup London House. Louie Abellera orchestrates a walk-through of Chicago Architecture 101.
There’s this kind of esoteric brume that permeates the dead of summer, where everything seems like a not-really-there dreamland, and the flamingo mural off Ohio and Wells captures that eccentric departure from everyday ennui.