of Wells and Monroe Streets in Chicago’s Loop, I encountered a surprise the other day. It’s called the Northern Trust Company Garden, replete with greenery, flowers, benches…and a fountain.
This is a great place to sit and read, eat lunch, talk, whatever, while listening to rushing fountain waters. The only bad side is, this choice piece of garden is right next to the Brown/Purple Line ‘L’ tracks; interestingly, people don’t seem to mind that every few minutes, a train rushes by, cancelling the sounds of flowing water.
Here’s a close-up of part of the fountain:
Before I exited, I captured a really fringy tulip:
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