Date: February 12, 2011
Landmarks Visited: 1
Landmarks To-Date: 232
Landmarks Remaining: 121
On Saturday I drove to a friend's house for a pre-Valentine's Day martini. On the way I drove past the former Engine Company 86 building. The building looks to have been converted to a private home. But the most interesting feature is that it's a wooden structure.
This is the first wooden firehouse that I've seen in Chicago. It's located far enough north that it could pre-date the fire. Somehow I don't think any wooden firehouses were built in Chicago after the fire.
The large snow piles in the photos are the remnants of the Blizzard of 2011--better know as Snowmageddon.