chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 896 016 (2000)
Metro: 9 157 540 (2000)
Time
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
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Chicago
closeChicago, 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, especially the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Navy Pier, Chicago
The Navy Pier was built in 1916 as a recreational and shipping facility. It is now a popular entertainment center, home to many attractions including a large ferris wheel and IMAX theatre.
Merchandise Mart, Chicago
When the Merchandise Mart was constructed in 1931, it was the building with the largest floor area in the world. It held this title until 1941 when the Pentagon building in Washington, DC was completed.
Chinatown, Chicago
Chicago's Chinatown, a neighborhood south of the 'Loop', emerged at the end of the 19th century when immigrants who had first settled on the west coast moved to the Midwest.
Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago
Michigan Avenue Bridge is the most famous of Chicago's many bridges. The bascule bridge was built between 1917 and 1920, connecting South and North Michigan Avenue across the Chicago river.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Brunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$88.26
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$16.99



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