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Lake Michigan and Chicago



Chicago 1961-2008


The downtown of Chicago, photographed by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., in May 2008.
  
Prairie Shores Apartments, photographed in 2008, and the pictures of that snow-covered parking lot,
and the winter view of Lake Michigan and the large hospital facilities near the Lake Shores Drive of Chicago.
The late two pictures are photographed, taken from the high-storied condominium floor in
1962,
in which the writer used to live.


The Micheal Reese Hospital and Medical Center, in which the writer used to work as a physician.

No smoking sign plate at the Micheal Reese Hospital and Medical Center.
The state law prohibits smoking in all medical facilities.

The world-famous McCormick Place, Chicago This convention hall is used by 3,000,000 people each year.

Prairie Shores Drive in the bottom, Prairie Shores Apartments in the lower left,
McCormick Place in the lower center and the Chicago Loop at the far right end.

A frozen Lake Michigan. Photographed in
1962.

(L) Lake Michigan shores and the City in the near distance in
1963.
(R) A painter and woman watching the picture of the Buckingham Fountain, Chicago, in
1963.


筆者は1961年から2年間近くをシカゴ市の大学関連病院で医師として働いていた。今回は喫煙規制の実態を検証すると共に、
47年前の病院と賃貸コンドミニアムは今どうなっているのか、この目で確かめたい想いに駆られ訪問した。

驚くべきことに居住していたコンドミニアムは50年近く経過した今、その外観は全く同じであった。変わったのは
入口オートロックのパネルくらいであろう。病院は敷地隅にある古い建物以外は、すべて新しく生まれ変わっており、
昔の面影を偲ぶことは難しい。



Chicago
O'Hare International Airport /Arrival Chicago CTA Chicago Metra Chicago 1961/2008 City of Chicago
O'Hare International Airport /Departure Smoking ban in public places in Illinois



シカゴ市喫煙規制検証の旅
2008年5月執筆  2009年10月英文加筆
禁煙席ネット主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
掲載写真および記事の著作権は宮本順伯に帰属
「禁煙席ネット」へのリンクは自由
The photographs were taken and the article was written in May 2008, unless otherwise noted,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.


Chicago 2008
 




Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.


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