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
Riverwalk, Chicago
The riverwalk is a public walkway that stretches along the banks of the Chicago River. Originally envisioned in 1909, the walkway only started to take shape about 100 years later and continues to be expanded.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
The Museum of Science and Industry is housed in a magnificent Beaux-Arts building designed as the Palace of Fine Arts for the 1893 World Columbian Exposition.
Aqua, Chicago
Aqua is a multi-purpose residential skyscraper completed in 2009. The 82 story tower's design is defined by its uniquely shaped balconies that create a fascinating rippling effect.
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 Walking Tour: Tiffany Art Glass Landmarks, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$27.99
Chicago Lunch Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$70.58
Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner and Show, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$65.00



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