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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 :
Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Brookfield Zoo

Chicago is hugely popular among tourists for great buildings, restaurants, and shopping. But one of the chief attractions, for both locals and visitors, remains the Brookfield Zoo. Opened in 1934, the zoo is located on 216 acres about 14 miles west of downtown. The sights and the location are perfect for someone looking for something […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 24, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
John Hancock Center
John Hancock Center in Chicago

Not the tallest building in Chicago, but surely one of the finest anywhere. With its distinctive twin aerials on top and X-shaped braces along the facade, this slightly trapezoidal 100-story building is an architectural marvel. Completed in 1969, it’s hard to imagine it not having always been a part of the Chicago skyline. Architecturally unique, […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 20, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago Shedd Aquarium
Chicago Shedd Aquarium

Sited at the shore of Lake Michigan, the John G. Shedd Aquarium is widely acknowledged to be among the world’s finest. Home to more than 650 species of fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals, they have over 8,000 individual animals from around the world. Since 1930, the collection has grown to include a 90,000 coral […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 20, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago Magnificent Mile

A mile of shopping! Now that’s something to set the heart aflutter. But the excitement doesn’t stop there, because this famed area has much, much more to offer. True, the shopping is first-rate. But there’s sightseeing, dining and lots more. If you want to be a junior architect start at the LEGO store at 520 […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 20, 2021 Category : Chicago Our World Cities Comments :
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