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)
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
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.
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.
Prairie Avenue Historic District, Chicago
The area known as the Prairie Avenue Historic District was once “the” place to live in Chicago, home to some of the city's richest inhabitants. A number of their grand residences survived demolition.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Cupcake Walking Tour in Chicago, Chicago
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$40.00
Chicago Shopping Shuttle, Chicago
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$39.00
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$35.95
Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 40 minutes
From USD
$19.60



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