View the Hearts

View the finished hearts below, or visit Northwestern Memorial’s website to view slide shows of each heart “blooming” along Michigan Avenue.

From the amount of red acrylic needed to make 100 giant hearts to some of the personal stories that inspired the designs, Northwestern Memorial Hospital takes you behind the scenes for the story of the Hearts a Bluhm project in words and pictures. Click here to view the slide show.

Click here to view the heart map/locations.

1. “I (heart) Attorneys”
Artist: Hale Ekinci

2. “Protection”
Artist: Kady Dennell

3. “Aztec Heart”
Artist: Bernardino Rodriguez

4. “Home”
Artist: Hale Ekinci

5. “Life is like a box of chocolates”
Artist: Stephen DeSantis

6. Celebrity Heart
Artist: Laura Kurtenbach

7.
Artist: Jennifer Fitzpatrick

8 . “Healthy Skies”
Artist: Jenny Aide Valle

9. “Hibiscus Bloom”
Artist: Liz Wolf

10. “Fashion Flurry”
Artist: Stephen DeSantis

11. “We Got The Beat”
Artist: Molly Kolecki

12. “Language of the Heart”
Artist: Brenda Berman

13. “Home Sweet Heart”
Artist: Jamie Rey

14.
Artist: MAN Marketing

15.
Artist: Francine Turk

16.
Artist: Lori Allen

17.
Artist: Jesus Salgueiro

18. “Have Heart”
Artist: Allison Sihman

19.
Artist: Erin Cramer

20. “Work Out”
Artist: Andres Acosta

21. “Cardiac Arrest”
Artist: Sarah Broadfoot

22. “Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab”
Artist: Todd Brody & Dustin Ruegger

23.
Artist: Lori Sylvester

24. “Exercise and Live”
Artist: Liz Wuerffel, Bridget Kies & Elizabeth Czekner

25. “Heart Healthy Eating”
Artist: Lynda Roddy

26.
Artist: Lori Sylvester & Victoria Gestner

27.
Artists: Alicia K. Zeman, Lauren A. McKeaney & Shanan A. McKeaney

28. “Human Measures”
Artist: Sabrina Katz

29.
Artist: Ben Laskov

30. “Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba”

31. “Hearts Garden”
Artist: Sam Kirk

32.
Artist: Erin Cramer

33. “Solar Heart”
Artist: Patrick Lichty

34. “Lifesaving Lifestyle”
Artist: Arthur Czerep

35. “Positive Change”
Artist: Jodi Adams

36. “Illinois”
Artist: Eric Jimenez

37. “Hearts in Pink”
Artist: Denise Rush

38. “Inner Heart”
Artist: Laura Kurtenbach

39. “What Grows”
Artist: Sandi Chaplin

40.
Artist: Tonette Navarro

41.
Artist: Jesus Salgueiro

42.
Artist: Elliott From

43. “EKG, My Father”
Artist: Rob Hogan

44.
Artist: Eric Jimenez

45. “Mirrored Heart”
Artist: Katherine Anderson

46. “Illustrated Heart”
Artist: Kelly Geisel

47. “Precious Diamond Heart”
Artist: Mark Lexby

48. “Health Heart”
Artist: Rhonda Downey

49. “Transforming the Heart of Stone”
Artist: Tayler Westlake & Columbia CRU

50. “A Mother’s Heart”
Artist: Greg Riley

51.
Artist: DesignScout

52. “Green Drips”
Artist: Stacey Cohen

53.
Artists: Lili Segura & Katie Schipits

54. “Utility”
Artist: Kevin Cuasay

55.
Artist: Misty Callahan

56.
Artist: Hale Ekinci

57. “Heart 4 Ever”
Artist: Danilo Buenconsejo

58. “Graffiti Heart”
Artist: Bernardino Rodriguez

59. “Hub 51″
Artists: Todd Brody & Dave Meyers

60.
Artist: Lynda Roddy

61.
Artist: Rob Hogan

62.
Artist: Annamarie Buchanan

63. “Aquarium”
Artist: Kristen Costello

64. “City Pulse”
Artist: Matt Swanston

65. “Take Care of Me heart”
Artist: Aaron Gross

66. “One  Heart  Beat”
Artist: Cheyenne English

67.
Artist: Rosemary Fanti

68. “Step Healthy”
Artist: Egle Bankauskaite

69.
Artist: Don Widmer

70.
Artist:  Ben Laskov


71.
Artist: Matt Swanston


72.
Artist: Stacey Cohen


73. “Thanksgiving”
Artist: Jessica D’Amore

74. “Swim”
Artist: Bill Coons

75. “Friendly Foods”
Artist: Azania N’Diaye

76.
Artist: Ben Laskov

77.
Artist: Stephanie Cosgrove

78.
Artist: Annamarie Buchanan

79. “Your Choice”
Artist: James Schmidt

80. “The Faces of Heart Disease”
Artist: Lynda Roddy

81. “Her Heart”
Artist: Joseph Willis

82.
Artist: Stephanie Cosgrove

83. “This is my Heart Beating”
Artist: Michelle Graves

84. “Healthy Connection”
Artist: Michael Smith

85. “Paris Club”
Artist: Jason Hollembeak & Dave Meyers

86. “Do’s and Don’ts”
Artist: Annamarie Buchanan

87. “Rhythmn of the Beat”
Artist: Keisha Jordan

88. “Blooming Heart”
Artist: Jeffrey Heydt

89. “Heart”
Artist: Renee Ramsey-Passmore

90. “One World Heart”
Artist: Larissa Rolley

91. Artist: Misty Callahan

92.
Artist: Craig Frazier

93.
Artist: Allen Watts

94. “Food Life”

95. “Once Upon a Heart”

Artist: Nicole Erhardt & Columbia Student Government Association

96. “Let Life Flow”

Artist: Jennifer Gamboa


Artist: Ben Laskov


Artist: Ellen Lustig

99. “My Son’s Heart”

Artist: Walter Ornelas


Artist: Sam Kirk