The Empty City - Chicago Covid 19


Here's a haunting aerial view of the city of Chicago in a state of near-shutdown during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic in late March, 2020.  The video includes rush hour footage from the Loop district and Michigan Avenue as well as nighttime footage from the Wrigleyville and Boystown neighborhoods.  As the city began to emerge as one of the first non-coastal USA "hot spots", officials from Chicago as well as from the state of Illinois adopted increasingly stringent measures to effect social distancing. 

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    Mike Israel

    Mike Israel is the founder, President and CEO of AirVuz, LLC. He is an avid drone enthusiast and RC pilot. He is also an enthusiast of geography and history, and loves writing about all of the amazing places where AirVuz community members fly.

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