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, particularly the northern part which has a lively atmosphere and even nice beaches.
Random Chicago Highlights
Union Station, Chicago
Chicago's grand railway station was built in 1925 after twelve years of construction. The building's large waiting room, known as the 'Great Hall', evokes the golden era of railroads.
Old Water Tower, Chicago
The Chicago old watertower was built in 1869. It is one of the few buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire. The tower was selected as the first American Water Landmark.
Crown Fountain, Chicago
The Crown fountain is a modern fountain, unveiled in 2004 in Chicago's Millennium Park. The fountain consists of two glass towers illuminated by LED displays that show faces of Chicagoans.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$34.95
Chicago Scavenger Hunt Adventure, Chicago
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$10.00



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