Friday, May 9, 2008

More Chicago

But not the University of Chicago, which actually has way more gargoyles than I posted here.

This architectural doodling (above) is on the former Richmont Hotel, now a Red Roof Inn. (How could they stick a class joint like this with the name "Red Roof Inn"? Even if it is a Red Roof Inn?)
The fellow melting into the awning down at the bottom can be viewed better here:

I didn't actually stay at the Red Roof Inn. Not on this trip anyway. (I stayed there when it was the Richmont back in aught-84 or so.) Nope, this time I stayed around the block. But it struck me that the Richmont/Red Roof guy looked a bit like he might be related to these guys up in Lincoln Park:

Maybe. Then again...

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