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
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.
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.
Marina City, Chicago
Marina City consists of two identical cylindrical towers, located near the Chicago river. It is a complex conceived as a city in a city, offering recreation facilities, banks, theater, etc.
Tribune Tower, Chicago
The Tribune Tower is one of the magnificent buildings bordering Chicago's Magnificent Mile. The neogothic tower has a collection of famous stones - including a moon rock.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities
Chicago Walking Tour: Tiffany Art Glass Landmarks, Chicago
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$27.99
Chicago Party Pass, Chicago
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$29.99
Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Architecture, Chicago
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$14.99



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