I don’t think…

…I’ve shown these before, at least in juxtaposition.

The similarities amuse and amaze me.

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This second shot actually demonstrates just how the once-great City of Chicago is rotting…from within.

I almost fell backward…

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…taking this shot.  It was something I wanted to do since December 27, 1997, when I first went up the elevator there, stopped at the 95th, and had two martinis while gazing at the lovely high view of the City of Chicago.

Here it is, via Photoshop (TM):

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