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
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.
Grant Park, Chicago
Grant Park is Chicago's most central park, located between Michigan avenue and Lake Michigan. The main attraction in Grant Park is the Buckingham Fountain, built in 1927.
Wrigley Building, Chicago
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.
James R Thompson Center, Chicago
The James R. Thompson Center is a glass-enclosed steel complex built in 1985 to house government agencies of the state of Illinois. The design by Helmut Jahn was very controversial, polarizing public opinion.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Holiday Lights Trolley and Christmas Market Tour, Chicago
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$25.00
Chicago CityPass, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$94.00



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