your downtown: the gold coast, chicago, illinois. June 18, 2009 seen through the lens of thao from prosecco and lemonade. visit some more with her here.bricks and other surfaces. outdoors your downtown 13 Comments Share: Older Post Newer Post You Might Also Like my week in objects (mostly). May 12, 2017 rainy day. February 28, 2011 habit shift: cloth napkins. January 28, 2016 13 Comments Reply knack June 18, 2009 at 11:58 am very cool……love the cool graphiti! xoxo Reply orange sugar home June 18, 2009 at 12:25 pm What an intersting way to document your neighborhood! These are the rough spots we tend to walk by in a rush. I'll have to slow down and attempt to notice the beauty of the different textures of my town! thanks. Reply Thao June 18, 2009 at 12:59 pm Thanks so much for letting me participate, Erin! I can't wait to see more of this great series. 🙂 Reply Stacey June 18, 2009 at 1:00 pm So nice, quite a collection of different textures and styles. I particularly love the second image, the vines creeping straight up against a brick wall…lovely. Reply Amanda Nicole June 18, 2009 at 2:10 pm Gorgeous photos! I love the mix of textures and warm and cool colours. Reply Rebecca June 18, 2009 at 3:03 pm i love the green on brick…so beautiful. Reply georgia b. June 18, 2009 at 3:13 pm yay for chicago—it's where i live. i popped over to see your blog, since christina gave us both the same award. it's lovely. xo.jorjah-b Reply our little love nest June 18, 2009 at 4:00 pm I've only passed through Chicago once on our gypsy journey from Vancouver, B.C. to Pageland, S.C. so we didn't get to enjoy. Really great surfaces! xo Reply Joan June 18, 2009 at 4:14 pm I love brick. Reply Vivian June 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm Nice!! It fits perfectly into your downtown series… and I like Thao's blog!! Reply cindy : quaint June 18, 2009 at 6:40 pm cool … love the textures. Reply paula June 18, 2009 at 8:55 pm such beautiful texture. Reply The Lil Bee June 23, 2009 at 1:50 pm I love your photos! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyName * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Comments are moderated.