Sunrise over the Kennedy expressway near the Kimball exit

Chicago Expressway Images that Really Put in Perspective the Size of the City

on March 28, 2021 in All Posts

Expressways have changed the Chicago area possibly more than any other twentieth-century force, generating new business centers and dramatically increasing residential settlement. Suburbanization created the need for an additional suburb-to-suburb link.

Chicago Expressway Images. The city of Chicago proper has seven major Interstate highways crossing through it. However, the various roadways are more typically known to Chicagoans not by their Interstate route numbers but rather by various given names, the vast majority of which use the suffix “Expressway” rather than “Freeway”.

All Chicago Expressway images.

Aerial Drone View of Interstate 90 in Norwood Park Chicago
Aerial Drone View of Interstate 90 in Norwood Park Chicago
Aerial View of Auburn Gresham and Surrounding Areas with Chicago Skyline in the Background
Aerial View of Auburn Gresham and Surrounding Areas with Chicago Skyline in the Background
CTA Blue Line Platform and the Kennedy Expressway in Irving Park Chicago with the Skyline in the Background
CTA Blue Line Platform and the Kennedy Expressway in Irving Park Chicago with the Skyline in the Background
Aerial View Austin Community Area I-290 and the Chicago Skyline
Aerial View Austin Community Area I-290 and the Chicago Skyline
Sunrise over the Kennedy expressway near the Kimball exit
Sunrise over the Kennedy expressway near the Kimball exit
Chicago Avenue Above I-90/94 Kennedy Expressway West Town
Chicago Avenue Above I-90/94 Kennedy Expressway West Town
Aerial View of Kenney Expressway Canyon, Near West Side at Sunset
Aerial View of Kenney Expressway Canyon, Near West Side at Sunset

 

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All Chicago Expressway images.

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