Open House Chicago 2015 Part 1. Metra Train to Chicago.

A5 Hand.book sketchbook, pen, ink and watercolor.

A lot of people take the train from the suburbs to Chicago on weekends. I, for instance, met with members of Urban Sketcher Chicago to attend the Open House Chicago offered by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Many buildings of architectural and historical interest are open to the public for free. During my trip to the city I sat in the upper level of the train. The view was awkward and with lots of metal bars, but I felt comfortable sketching it. This dad was busy clicking on his phone all the time while his son looked utterly bored. Click here to read part 2.

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