chicago
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 722 398 (2014)
Metro: 9 554 598 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Chicago
info Chicago skyline
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
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo, founded in 1968, is the oldest free public zoo in the US. You'll find hundreds of animal species including polar bears, giraffes, bears, lions and gorillas.
John Hancock Center, Chicago
One of the most famous skyscrapers in Chicago is the John Hancock Center. The 100 story tower was built in 1969. The innovative structural design by Fazlur Kahn results in a visually imposing tower.
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.
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.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Crime and Mob Tour , Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$35.95



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