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Video: Drawing A Classic Chicago Greystone

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 22, 2014 1:50PM

In a city that prides itself on its architecture, few buildings can inspire as much as seeing a classic Chicago six-flat greystone while walking or biking down a tree-lined street.

Phil Thompson of Cape Horn Illustration (the company responsible for the Renaissance-influenced map of Chicago, a map of the Chicago Marathon course from a runner’s point of view, and a map of the lakefront featuring tall ships and sea monsters) put together this time-lapse video where he drew a Chicago-style greystone, condensing six hours of detailed work into the space of under two minutes and creating a building that should probably be commissioned to be built now.

[h/t Curbed Chicago]