Slice of Life: Osaka Garden
Jan04

Slice of Life: Osaka Garden

Built on an artificial island for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago’s Osaka Garden is a great place to get away for a bit and just clear your head. The area was mostly swampland before being transformed by  Frederick Law Olmsted and Daniel Burnham into a lagoon and island.  It was deliberately created to give people a place to go and rest; a reprieve from the hubbub of the world’s fair. If you go, keep...

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Video Slice: Spring at Chicago’s Osaka Garden
Apr17

Video Slice: Spring at Chicago’s Osaka Garden

Spring has stubbornly refused to spring in Chicago.  But in some parts of the city, the flowers are pushing forth anyway. Here are some photos and a video we took at the Osaka Garden in Jackson Park last week.  Think warm thoughts!  ...

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