Photo Friday - Above the Chicago Skyline

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Today is not one of my usual photo days, but a friend of mine who frequently travels to Chicago insisted on e-mailing me this photo today. He said I HAD to see it. I warned him that if I liked it, he knew where it would end up. He didn't care. Sooo....  ENJOY!  Isn't this amazing!?

Chicago Skyline-photo by Port Orange FL Realtor

BTW, a lot of the photos you see on my blog, if taken by my friend Nick, are from Chicago, where he lives =)  But this one happens to be from a REALTOR right here in Port Orange, who has family in Chicago. So you can all thank John for letting us borrow this shot :-D

Now if any of you in Chicago would like to move to Florida (Just wait til winter. That's when you'll get the urge), I'd love to help! I'm a Daytona Beach native with experience selling all types of real estate in every city in East Volusia county and beyond. Make a Smart Choice and contact Lisa Hill for all your real estate needs.

Lisa Hill-Port Orange Realtor


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Kim Darling
Keller Williams Westland Realty BRE# 01864461 - Fresno, CA
CRS,GRI, "Your Home Team" Fresno/Clovis Homes

Great Photo!!!  I have been fortunate to visit Chicago, it is a great city.  Would love to go back when I had more time to play.  Thanks for sharing.

Jul 23, 2010 04:33 PM #1
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

Kim- I have to live vicariously through others ;-) My own daughter has been, but I haven't! That's just wrong! lol

Jul 23, 2010 04:36 PM #2
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Lisa- it is a great photo, I'd love to visit... and go to a Cubs game. 

Jul 23, 2010 04:42 PM #3
Dawn A Fabiszak
Private Label Realty ( Denver metro area, Colorado - Aurora, CO
The Dawn of a New Real Estate Experience!

Lisa ~ It's a great shot.  I grew up in the Chicago suburbs and moved to Denver about 19 years ago.  Chicago is such a great place.  Thanks for sharing that great shot.  And thank John as well!

Jul 23, 2010 04:43 PM #4
Shelley Rowton
Move To Realty - Austin, TX
ABR, RSPS - (512) 507-5779 MoveToRealty of Austin

I've had several clients that came to Austin by way of Chicago, so I'll be fighting you for the transplants!  It's a beautiful city, but the cold & wind would be too much for me!

Jul 23, 2010 04:53 PM #5
Jeff Belonger
Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc - Cherry Hill, NJ
The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans

hey stranger... it's been a long time.  In any case, I love the picture with the lake in the background... I love anything around water... thanks for sharing.

jeff belonger

Jul 23, 2010 05:21 PM #6
Jane Peters
Home Jane Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles real estate concierge services

That's a fabulous photo of Chicago.  And I do believe today was an incredibly hot one.  The picture, however is cool.

Jul 23, 2010 06:06 PM #7
Kimberly Thurm
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff, Naperville, IL - Naperville, IL
Broker / Relocation Consultant ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR

Lisa, Wow, the picture is very refreshing...It was quite hot here today.  Driving around, my car said the outside temp. was 101 degrees.  That's crazy for this time of year.  We have been hot most of the summer.  Showing vacant homes - without the air conditioning on has been tough.  I have clients that bring towels along to wipe themselves down.

Jul 23, 2010 06:57 PM #8
Patrick White
Home Driven Realty, Inc - Baldwin, NY
Driven to bring New Yorkers home

Good Morning Lisa,

Thanks for the post. Have a great day.

Jul 24, 2010 12:13 AM #9
Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County

Nice picture....not exactly the Florida look! Heading toward your area today for the weekend...Ponce Inlet relax. I know we need rain but please hold off today!

Jul 24, 2010 01:46 AM #10
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

Gary- That figures. I'm heading for DeLand later! >.<

Glad you all like the photo. I'll be sure to let John know. I should just make him get over here and blog. He could post his own photos! ;-)

I didn't know about the heat. Over 100. Wow! You guys have it worse than we do! At least we have the sea breeze to move the air a bit.

Jeff! Hey stranger! Where have you been!?

Shelley- re: heat, I usually leave the car running so it doesn't get hot again while we're inside. I just carry 2 set of keys =)    .... Oh, and it's on! lol

Jul 24, 2010 05:11 AM #11
John Thomas
E3 Green HOMES - Boulder, CO
EcoBroker, MSEE, MBA

That certainly is a great photo...I was wondering how it was taken...plane or helicopter?

Jul 24, 2010 08:25 AM #12
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Yes, it really is amazing.  I've only been to Chicago once, and that was flying in and out of. . .I never left the airport.  I really need to go and spend some serious time in the city.

Jul 24, 2010 12:22 PM #13
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

John- He was in a building, or on top of one somewhere. I have a couple of other shots of a clear floor where his grand-kids were taking pictures of each other. I think some of the folks here would have a better idea of the location than I would... or I could call John again.

Myrl- *raises hand* I'll go with you! =)

Jul 24, 2010 04:59 PM #14
Joshua Zargari
MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating - Lynbrook, NY
MJ Decorators Workshop

Good morning Lisa!

That is a great shot...You can see some pictures of Chicago that I had posted about a month ago...

Have a wonderful day!

Jul 24, 2010 10:23 PM #15
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

Joshua- Of course you have Chicago photos too! >.<  lol

Jul 25, 2010 03:57 PM #16
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