Photographer Michael Salisbury Visualizes Chicago As An Abandoned City

Chicago is the home of over 2.7 million people, making it the third most-populated city in the U.S. What would the bustling metropolis look if it were abandoned?

Photographer Michael Salisbury was so curious, he created a series—called #ChiMinusChi — that portrays the Windy City as a deserted place.

“The images show a surreal perspective of the city,” he says. “Empty streets and highways are something you’d probably never get a chance to see in real life. It’s not meant to be postapocalyptic or anything; the photos feel refreshing and calm—not something you associate with one of the largest cities in the world.”

Take a look at the results and see Chicago as you’ve never seen it before.

More info: Michael Salisbury, Instagram (h/t: architecturaldigest)






































































(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below

More Inspiring Stories

Gorgeous And Intriguing Series Of Photographs By Øystein Sture Aspelund Capturing Temporary Installations Of Smoke, Light & Fire, Set In Unspoilt Nordic Landscapes
Photographer Spends A Whole Day In Flooded Venice, Captures Just How Different The City Looks
Photographer Teemu Jarvinen Captures The Night Around Asia And The World
Mesmerizing Aerial Pictures Of Australia Taken With A Drone
Paris Just Before WWII: Stunning Photos Capture Daily Life Of The French Capital In The 1930s
How To Recognise Clouds – The International Cloud Atlas, 1896
Detroit Zoo Welcomes 3 Bear Cubs
Getty Images Photojournalism Grants
Faster. Higher. Stronger: The Most Emotional Photos From The Rio 2016 Olympics Games, Part 3
Burnouts by Simon Davidson
Some Entries For 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year Contest
Barbara Palvin for Victoria’s Secret, Summer 2012
Photographer Mark Rubenstein
Photographer Immortalizes the Beauty of a Lions From Every Angle
Beautiful Rare Black And White Photographs Of 20 Year Old Norma Jeane Dougherty (Later Marilyn Monroe) On Malibu Beach In 1946
Texas Husband Poses Semi-Naked In A Lumber Yard For A Very Provocative Shoot - Before Presenting The Images To His Lucky Wife
Daredevil Photographer Captures Incredible Pictures Of Sharks In The Middle Of A Wave
Russian Man Sets Whole Village Ablaze To Make A Photoshoot Illustrate Neglect About Villages
Spectacular Winning Images from The Milky Way Photographer of the Year 2021
Stunning Time Slice Photography By Richard Silver
Dad Transforms His Adorable 4-Month-Old Son Into A Real-Life Elf On The Shelf
Photo of the Day: You Drive!
Vlada Roslyakova by Nagi Sakai for Tush #26
A Photographer Tested The Concentration Of Several Pairs Of Dogs As He Captured Their Reactions To Treat Time In A Series Of Shots
The Winners of The 2020 Bird Photographer of The Year Have Been Announced
After 4 Years Of Not Throwing Away His Trash This Photographer Created A Powerful Photo Series
A Scary Side of Beauty Culture
The Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition
Vibrant And Moody Urban Photos Of Vancouver By Mado El Khouly
"View from the Top": A Historical Look at The Beautiful Stewardesses of The 1960s-1980s