Chicago, Illinois, US
This map uses an aerial view of Chicago to capture as much of the architecture in the Loop and around Grant Park as possible. Over 250 buildings, streets, sculptures, parks and landmarks are represented in this illustration.
Northfield, IL, United States
My family has been vacationing in Michiana for one week in August every year since I was very little. We spend most of our time on the beach reading and searching for beach treasures. It is the most relaxing week of summer and I look forward to it every year. It will always hold a place in my heart and I hope in the future to continue this tradition when I start my own family.
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I illustrated this map for TheNosher.com to accompany a detailed Food Guide to the Jewish Food of LA, which was co-produced by The Gefilteria. With this map, I wanted to illustrate the great diversity of Jewish food in LA, from Ashkenazi classics like bagels and challah, to Persian Jewish kabobs, Yemenite kubaneh bread and Israeli markets.
Kolhapur is a very ancient city, famous for its food, footwear, jewellery, wrestling and religious connections. The city of Kolhapur famous as 'Dakshin Kashi' since ancient times is a holy place and was historically known for being the capital of the 'Kolhapur Sansthan'. Its rich legacy,tradition and culture, the presence of the mahalaxmi temple, palaces, the various arts, delicious cuisine and rich culture make the city an ideal tourist destination. The architecture of Kolhapur is a varied pleasure of styles indulging into a traditional & a royal background. It merely depicts a journey from temples, to palaces ,to mandapas, to public buildings ,to lakes & finally is blessed with its urge to nurture and develop the art & culture.Buildings with architectural significance and traditional values are considered for their preservation and conservation.
Preservation of heritage structures requires maintenance as necessary in order to maintain the building precinct or artifact in its present state to prevent and retard deterioration.