New Image: Lower Wacker, Chicago, IL

This was shot last year with my friend John Keith in Chicago’s Lower Wacker Drive, a massive cavity that runs under the city like the batcave. It was built in 1926 largely for commercial traffic and as such is brimming with old loading docks, business back doors and other interesting architectural details. In recent years, the city started cleaning up, fixing up and modernizing most of this underground street, as it had crumbled significantly over the many years of heavy use. John and I parked and explored this fascinating area, finding there’s still much that is untouched.

Alley no. 123, Lower Wacker (2008, Chicago, IL, 11:30pm) 


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