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Photos: Our 8 Favorite Chicago-Themed Instagrams To Follow

By Kate Shepherd in News on Jan 26, 2016 4:16PM

It can be really hard to remember how beautiful and exciting Chicago is in the winter. Fortunately, Chicago is full of world-class architecture, food and art, and there are some wonderful Instagram accounts to remind us of that when we feel like moving to a warmer climate. Here are some great ones to follow now:

Chitecture @chitecture

This curated community showcases some of the best pictures of Chicago we've seen. Anyone can submit photos by tagging #chitecture:

Saturday #chitecture feature from 📸: @ivanvega

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Chicago Food Authority @chicagofoodauthority

Our mouths water looking at CFA's great photos of some of the city's best food from the Home Run Inn to Sunda to Big Star:


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Time-lapse Chicago @timelapsechicago

This account is a gem. Craig Shimala (@cshimala) shoots incredible time-lapse videos of the city set to music:

Northerly night vibes below @360chiviews - Shot with #GoPro Music: Drama by @RoyWoods

A video posted by Time-lapse Chicago (@timelapsechicago) on

kbucklandphoto @kbucklandphoto

This Chicago-based photographer and videographer posts stunning shots of the city and of his travels:

Almost Familiar

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Vintage Tribune @vintagetribune

Chicago has a rich history that's frequently forgotten. Take a peek back in time through the Tribune's "subterranean vault" of vintage photos:

Chicago Music @chicagomusic

Thousands of concerts take place in Chicago every year and this curated account shares some of the best pictures taken. Tag your own pictures for consideration using #chicagomusic:

Choose Chicago @choosechicago

The city's official tourism office shares great pictures of everything Chicago. They encourage submissions by using the tag #mychicagopix and ask people to share what makes #ChicagoEpic:

Chicago Architecture Foundation @chiarchitecture

The CAF's feed offers not only beautiful pictures but some interesting facts about the city's architectural history in the captions: