Introducing the Suburban Skyview, our new column of drone photography

Welcome to the Suburban Skyview, our new weekly column centered on drone images that offers…

Welcome to the Suburban Skyview, our new weekly column centered on drone images that offers you a distinctive perspective on the suburbs.

We are going to test to seize landmarks, topical occasions, the change of seasons, each day daily life and, when we can, some breathtaking views. If you have tips for one thing you would like to see us photograph, be sure to electronic mail us at [email protected]

We have a totally properly trained and accredited staff of drone pilots, but we will look at submitted shots, also.

We decided to start off with a relatively normal suburban scene: Rolling Meadows’ elevated drinking water tank at 3201 Central Highway, just west of Rolling Meadows Substantial University.

We selected it because it appears to be wearing a crown of sorts due to the set up of steel supports for a rehabilitation and repainting venture that will be getting position until July.

Get the job done commenced in March, and it contains the relocation of cellular devices to a temporary tower. Contractor Jetco Ltd. will accomplish any structural repairs, repaint the tank both inside of and out, then return the mobile products, according to the City of Rolling Meadows internet site.

The steel supports allow the installation of a protective curtain all over the tank to reduce dust and overspray from landing on the bordering spot, which includes close by households and cars and trucks.

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Whilst an inventive and colorful graphic at this time graces the west facet of the h2o tower, the lettering scheme is asymmetrical as the city’s identify is spelled in black funds letters in two locations on the opposite facet.

Our watch appears to be like east on a apparent afternoon at an altitude of just above 100 ft and was taken at a length that would allow the complete tank to be incorporated in the body.

• If you have an thought for a Suburban Skyview photo, you should email us at [email protected]