Photo of the Day

the Chicago skyline from Marina City
August 21, 2013

Skyline, Chicago

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Fifty-two stories above Chicago, city noises fade and vistas expand for guests at a Marina City residence around 1967.


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Photograph by James L. Stanfield, National Geographic

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