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
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
City Hall, Chicago
Chicago's City Hall was built in 1911 after a neo-classical design by Holabird and Roche. The City Hall actually takes up a half section of a symmetrical structure that is also home to administrative offices of Cook County.
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago
The Shedd Aquarium's most spectacular exhibit is the Oceanarium, a 3 million gallon aquarium with among others beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
The art institute of Chicago - both a school and a museum - is housed in a grand Beaux-Arts building which opened just in time for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition. A modern extension was added in 2009.
Buckingham Fountain, Chicago
The Buckingham Fountain is one of Chicago's best known sights, and rightly so. It is a beautiful fountain, especially at night when it is illuminated with constantly changing colors.

Random Chicago Tours & Activities



© 2020 www.aviewoncities.com