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Chicago, the birthplace of the modern skyscraper is still a trendsetter in urban architecture and a must for people interested in 20th century urban architecture.
But the Windy City offers a lot more than architecture alone: it is a bustling city, with a vibrant nightlife and plenty of great museums.
It is also a great city to live in, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
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The Field Museum is considered one of the finest natural history museums in the world. Its collection - started in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition - boasts the most complete T-Rex ever unearthed.
The Wrigley building was the first of a series of landmarks constructed at the southern end of the Magnificent Mile. It was built as the headquarters of the Wrigley company, the manufacturer of chewing gum.
Built in 1921 during the Golden Age of entertainment, the Chicago Theatre was the first of its kind and paved the way for many other marvelous theatres that came after it.
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