100 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 +1 312 814 6684
Located in Chicago's North Loop, the James R. Thompson Center attracts more than two million visitors every year. This government building consists of state agencies, offices, shops and galleries. Additionally, it also features the State Gallery and Illinois Artisans Shop. The Center's 7,500 square foot Assembly Hall accommodates up to 600 people at a time and can be booked for conferences, performances and weddings. Check the website for more details.
8621 S South Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60617 +1 773 721 6178
The Sweet Holy Spirit Church initially started with 22 members and now the community has swelled to 8000. The founder and pastor Larry Trotter is an entrepreneur, whose preachings and music ministry is followed by countless faithfuls throughout the country. The church has a number of ministries whose common goal is to spread the word of God and serve humanity. Special events and bible readings and services are conducted on a regular basis.
752 East 114th Street Chicago, IL 60628 +1 773 568 8350
The House of Hope primarily acts as a worship venue for the Salem Baptist Church on Wednesdays and Sundays. When not in use to spread the word of Christ, the multi-purpose venue is leased out for various events. Theatrical events such as concerts and plays for cheering audiences and sports events like nail-biting basketball games are notable inclusions to the events at the venue. The place is even tied up for white-collar meetings (pun unintended). Alcoholic beverages, amongst other things are strictly prohibited.
820 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 915 7600
Loyola University Museum of Arts is located at 820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago. It was recently opened in the year 2005 C.E and is unique among Chicago's many museums for mounting exhibits that explore the spiritual in art from all cultures, faiths, and eras. The notable collection of this museum includes Martin D'Arcy Collection of medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art and objects ranging in date from 1150 to 1800 C.E.
Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60622 +1 312 744 2400(Tourist Information)
Considered to be the city's most active cycling street, the Milwaukee Avenue is much more than a cyclist route. Lined with storefronts, eateries, bars and galleries, this is the center of Polish Chicago. It is also the hub for many cultural events such as Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival and Remix Chicago. Stretching to 40 miles (64.37 kilometers), this former Indian trail, plays an important role in the life of North Chicagoans.
610 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654 +1 888 446 7891(Toll Free)/+1 773 822 4768
The best way to see Chicago by night is not at the neighborhood nightclub, but on a tour aboard the Chicago Hauntings bus. The interactive two and a half hour ride takes you through various spots across town including murder sites, cemeteries and haunted houses. Here's your chance to get up close and personal with the spirits of the dead by way of ghost sightings that are sure to send chills down your spine. Choose from an array of spooky excursions like Haunted Chinatown or Angels & Demons. The factual stories of the city's haunted past shared by the local guides enhance your out-of-body and unforgettable experience.
375 West Elm Street Chicago, IL 60610 +1 312 742 7895
A 2-acre (0.8-hectare) green respite in the Near North Side neighborhood, the Seward Park was one of the first parks to be established in the area, to be built in 1908. Its prominence in the local community's life is evident not just in the multitude of amenities it houses, which include baseball fields, basketball courts, and a playground, but it is also evident in the park's involvement in a range of cultural programs and events. Call to know more.
500 North Michigan Avenue Suite 1450, Magnificent Mile Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 822 9545
One of the key promoters of Italian culture and heritage in the city, the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago is operated by the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago. Since its establishment in 1985, this institute has been preserving and promoting the Italian culture in this city, through various programs and events. Do see the website to know more.
201 East Ontario Street Corner of North St. Clair Street Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 787 3997
A name that has been held in esteem in the Chicago art scene since the early 1900s, the Arts Club of Chicago is a private club that strives to promote the various disciplines of visual art. Founded in 1916, this club has presented the works of some of the most known artists in the era of modern art, notable among them being Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, and Salvador Dali. Besides exhibitions, the club also hosts lectures and seminars by some very respected names in the business. Though it is a private club, the Arts Club of Chicago has an exhibition space on the first floor of the building that is open to the general public, free of cost. See the website or call for more information.
303 East Superior Street Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 503 5600
Located in the campus of the prestigious Northwestern University, the Center for Genetic Medicine is dedicated to research in the field of genetics. The center organizes educational activities for students as well as visitors, for the better understanding of genetics and the related science and technology. Being affiliated to the prestigious Nothwestern Memorial Hospital in the vicinity, the center conducts research for genetic disorders and their treatments.
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