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Follow YoChicago on Flickr

Follow YoChicago on Flickr

We've visited virtually every corner of Chicago and its far-flung suburbs, and we've generally take pictures on our travels. The result: our netw ...
YoChicago at YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter

YoChicago at YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter

More than two-thirds of the more than 85,000 unique visitors to YoChicago each month are new to the site, and only 14% of our visitors come direct ...
Follow new Chicago developments at Flickr

Follow new Chicago developments at Flickr

We typically visit almost every new construction site in Chicago's lakefront and near-lakefront neighborhoods at least once a month and shoot updated ...
A 9/11 aerial tour of Chicago

A 9/11 aerial tour of Chicago

A year ago today I spent nearly two hours in a chartered helicopter, with the doors off, circling downtown Chicago and snapping photos. I was acco ...
Views from the neighborhoods – and beyond

Views from the neighborhoods – and beyond

You can find surprisingly good views of Chicago's skyline in places where you aren't expecting to find them. Start with the view above, which stre ...
Chicago views, from the west

Chicago views, from the west

Morning isn't the best time to capture this view from above the UIC campus, but it's still dramatic. River North high-rises along t ...
Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Grant Park is walled-in on three sides by high-rise apartment, condo and office buildings, many of which offer sweeping, forever-uninterru ...
Will you be YoChicago’s 2,000th Twitter follower?

Will you be YoChicago’s 2,000th Twitter follower?

The majority of our approximately 60,000 unique visitors each month find something that interests them on YoChicago via Google search. We've tried ...

Gold Coast terraces and roof decks

I love visiting rooftops and looking out on how Chicagoans have decked out their rooftops and outdoor terraces. The spaces run the gamut from t ...
Arizona is almost in Indiana

Arizona is almost in Indiana

Arizona is one of Hegewisch's sub-neighborhooods, and Hegewisch is at the far southeast corner of the city, bordering Indiana. More than six ye ...
Yet another River North apartment tower, at Chicago and LaSalle

Yet another River North apartment tower, at Chicago and LaSalle

Just one of the things that make YoChicago unique among local real estate websites is our image library. Other sites have few original photos to d ...
YoChicago traffic up sharply in 2012

YoChicago traffic up sharply in 2012

According to Google Analytics, the number of unique visitors to YoChicago during 2012 was up 24.7% over 2011, and 86.8% over 2010. We reached more ...
YoChicago photos pass 2-million view mark at Flickr

YoChicago photos pass 2-million view mark at Flickr

September was a month of milestones for YoChicago's content on other sites. Early in the month YouTube reported that YoChicago videos in our p ...
Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

The 25-story brick and limestone co-op at 1500 N Lake Shore Dr is the only Chicago building designed by Rosario Candela, the New York "real estate ...
Skyline views from the neighborhoods – and Skokie

Skyline views from the neighborhoods – and Skokie

You can find surprisingly good views of Chicago's skyline in places where you aren't expecting to find them. Start with the view above, which stre ...
The views from the West Loop

The views from the West Loop

The Loop at dusk, viewed through the lens of Michael Kardas. The West Loop doesn't rank high on the list of downtown Chicago neighborhoods with ...
Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Grant Park is walled-in on three sides by high-rise apartment, condo and office buildings, many of which offer sweeping, forever-uninterruptible ( ...
Why don’t you see dead pigeons and baby pigeons?

Why don’t you see dead pigeons and baby pigeons?

The question of dead pigeons is addressed in a current post at Atlantic Cities. Short answer: dead pigeons are tasty treats for many predators. ...
Own a 2/2 in Morgan Park for $400 a month

Own a 2/2 in Morgan Park for $400 a month

If you want to lock in extremely low housing costs in a decent area you might consider a close look at parts of Morgan Park. A 2-bedroom, 2-bat ...
YouTube substantially expands YoChicago’s audience reach

YouTube substantially expands YoChicago’s audience reach

According to our server logs, YoChicago reached 37,200 unique visitors in October, and 352,679 unique visitors in the year ending October 31. Our d ...
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