Chicago

Black And White Photography, Don, Photography

 

“Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat…
…City of the Big Shoulders:”
– Carl Sandburg

 

Carl Sandburg’s poem had wonderful imagery of this rough-and-tumble, tough, midwestern city “getting it done” for America. But that was a Chicago of a different time, the poem written over 100 years ago. Today’s Chicago is more a city of buildings that are taller and sleeker, but with shoulders that are no longer as broad. 

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