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Park Avenue, New York
New York Park Avenue

Park Avenue through the 1930s was known as ‘the street where the rich people lived’. To have an apartment there was ‘to have arrived’. When you arrive you’ll see fewer apartments and a new kind of ‘rich people’ – multi-national corporate headquarters. Some of the world’s most deservedly well-known architecture is sited along this wide […]

Carnegie Hall
New York Carnegie Hall

For over 100 years, Carnegie Hall has been the mutual destination of musicians seeking the highest level of their profession and those who want to experience their efforts. Whether your taste runs to classical or jazz, folk or pop, Carnegie Hall has hosted them all. Tchaikovsky guest conducted the first performance in 1891, but the […]

The Chrysler Building
New York Chrysler Building

With all the property acquisition of famous buildings over the last thirty years there is still, thankfully, one that has retained its original name: The Chrysler Building. Though the Chrysler Corporation, long since acquired by Daimler-Benz, moved out in the mid-1950s, the building that bears its name remains one of the world’s most recognizable structures. […]

Brooklyn Bridge, New York
New York’s Brooklyn Bridge

One of the world’s most famous bridges, who could think that a steel roadway could engender such controversy and passion? Yet, that’s the history of the Brooklyn Bridge since before its construction began to the present day. Initiated by John A. Roebling, who by 1867 had already created other noted bridges, the project took years […]

Chicago's Parks
Chicago Parks

With over 500 parks to choose from in the Windy City, you may have trouble deciding which to visit. But some of the major ones have gained their reputations from all the things they offer visitors. Grant Park stretches from the Museum Campus at Lake Shore Drive and Roosevelt Road to north of the world-famous […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago Navy Pier
Chicago Navy Pier

Whether you want to ride a ferris wheel or lean toward seeing some Shakespeare, Navy Pier has every kind of enjoyment you can imagine. Open to the public since 1916, the area was revitalized in 1995. Ever since, it has attracted visitors from all over the world – over 8 million in 2005 alone. Don’t […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

There are many examples of a Museum of Science and Industry around the country. But the one in Chicago is the oldest and unquestionably the best museum of its kind in the world. On three floors, covering 350,000 sq ft (32,520 sq m) it offers over 800 exhibits that attract 2 million visitors per year. […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago's Frank Lloyd Wright
Chicago Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Frank Lloyd Wright is justly regarded as one of the greatest architects in history. But it wasn’t always so. Early in his career, as with most artists, he struggled for recognition and commercial success. After some initial popularity, for decades afterward (as a result of scandals and changing tastes), he was largely ignored. But genius […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago's Field Museum
Chicago Field Museum

Founded in 1893 as the Columbian Museum, this treasure trove of archaeological artifacts is one of the world’s preeminent institutions. With a library of more than 250,000 volumes and millions of stored objects, it is a world-class center of learning about the history of mankind. A major part of that collection is available to the […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
The Windy City, Chicago
The Windy City Adventure

No matter what your interests, if you can’t find it in Chicago consider staying home. Whether your taste runs to Shakespeare or meerkats, food or Jazz, airy museums or dank coffee houses, this city has everything – in spades. For those who enjoy fine arts, The Art Institute offers one of the best collections to […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
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