I live two different, exciting lives here in Chicago. One in the quaint Northern neighborhood of Lincoln Square/North Center, fueled by local business and lacking entirely in tall buildings. The other is downtown, in the swanky River North 'hood, where I spend my time doing this:
Views from my office balcony:
Across the right side, you can see the Chicago river.
And my train station, Chicago (and Franklin), which is a nice daily reminder and mind-blower that I live in frackin' Chicago:
The blue antenna belongs to the Sear's Tower.