Various parts of the downtown area

A view of the J Hancock from its base

One of the few buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. It's the Chicago Water Tower

The top of the Chicago Water Tower

A quaint firehouse a few blocks away from the Water Tower

Navy Pier from the west side of Lake Shore Drive

The Aon Building formerly known as Standard Oil Building

The Ferris Wheel at Navye Pier. The world's first was built here for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893

Pictures taken on October 22, 2002