(38K) Looking east towards Engineering 1 in October.
The trees are turning golden but days are still balmy.
(48K) Looking towards Engineering 1 south door in
October. The turning trees reflect in the windows.
(78K) Looking west at Herman Hall and the famous
painted rock. Ask an upper classmen what it is all about?
(47K) Looking west towards Herman Hall, the Student
Center. The trees are just starting to blossom, days are still cool.
(60K) Just out side of Herman Hall is a patio which is lovely on a sunny
day and a series of benches for students to gather at. The Kiosk contains info on whats
happening around campus.
(77K) Looking towards Engineering 1 mid afternoon in
October. Students skurry to class on a mild Fall day.
(67K) Looking west towards Main Building in the
early Spring. The morning sun gives a sparkle to the new leaves on the trees.
(63K) The view as above but after the leaves have fallen and we have received our first dusting of snow.
(46K) Looking west at the stained glass windows in
the old Main building. Take the time to stop and read the message.
(31K) Looking west towards Main from Wishnick as the
sun rises early in the morning. In the late fall, the trees which usually
obscure the view are bare.
(62K) After a heavy winter snow, the same scene in the early light after gives a peaceful beauty to the old structure. The bare trees cast a mosaic of shadows on the white field.
(60K) Looking east towards Main from the upper seats of the new White Sox Stadium allows a good view of the 35th street EL station situated between the 14 lanes of the Dan Ryan expressway.
(55K) IIT's Main Building is presents a striking contrast to
Sox Park which is on the other side of the tracks as one gets off the train at the 35th EL station.
I often find it convenient to take the subway to work.
(60K) Walking north at the 35th EL station to the 33rd Street exit and taking a right turn puts you at the railroad bridge which graces IIT's West entrance. It is hard anticipate the peaceful, low rise character of the campus fro
m this side of the bridge. Check out the Art Work on the bridge.
(23K) Looking east as a ROTC helicopter takes off from the soccer field for a fly around with faculty as cargo. The next pictures of IIT and Chicagoare f
rom the air.
(42K) Looking down and east at Stuart as the helicopter heads for the lake in mid afternoon. We will go south, turn inland, fly over the campus, and t
hen circle the city.
(69K) Looking down on Main Building as the helicopter
heads for the Sears Tower on the way to Miggs Field.
(56K) Looking north at the Sears Tower as we
make a sweeping turn towards Meigs Field.
(79K) Looking north down at Oak Street Beach towards my condo. This stretch is often referred to as the
(45K) Looking towards the Hancock Building on the way
back to IIT. The building on the far right, Lakepoint Tower was designed
by IIT architects.
(55K) Looking north down "Federal Street" sidewalk in the spring. The early sun casts interesting shadows on the pavement.
(64K) Looking north from the faculty parking lot towards Keating Gym which sits just east of the EL tracks. The has numerous basketball courts and a number o
f heavily used racquette ball courts which double as squash courts. The pool is on the ground floor on the south side.
(29K) Looking east towards Keating Hall and the IIT HAWKS baseball field on a gray Preview Day afternoon. I think the HAWKS were winning. Just to the north
of the baseball field is the track and socker field.
(26K) A map showing IIT's
proximity to the lake and my favorite bike and jogging trails to Oak
(51K) Looking north at Oak Street beach and the Million dollar mile. In July on a hot day several thousand souls will take the
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