3300 South Indiana Avenue Chicago, IL 60616 +1 312 842 4417
The Pilgrim Baptist Church was founded by a handful people, who ran the Union Grove Prayer Meeting Club. The structure was designed by famed architect Louis Sullivan and engineer Dankmar Adler. The church was awarded the Chicago Landmark Status in 1981. This 91-year old church is among the leading churches in the country.
600 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 595 7437
You cannot afford to miss the Navy Pier's most visible attraction, the 150 foot-high Ferris wheel. This fun ride is open year-round. It is not only fun for kids but for all age groups. It is modeled after the very first Ferris wheel, which was built for Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. On the Navy Pier Ferris wheel you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline and lake-front. During the evening, the illuminated Ferris wheel with thousands of sparkling lights is a sight that one must not miss.
20 East Burton Place Chicago, IL 60610 +1 312 664 5058
The Patterson McCormick Mansion was designed by Stanford White. The mansion was originally a single family house with living room sized closets, but now they have been converted into 9 condominiums. The beautiful Georgian style edifice attracts tourists and locals alike.
474 North Lake Shore Drive Suite 3511 Shoreline Sightseeing Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 222 9328
Shoreline Sightseeing is one of the most popular company that offers various sightseeing excursions. Established in 1930's, this company owns many cruisers and the largest of them is Bright Star. This vessel is ideal for taking a tour around the wonderful Lake Michigan. Planning a party? What better way to have it on a cruiser while sailing away on the Chicago river-Bright star is also available for private charters. From tours to private gatherings, this cruise-line certainly creates cherished moments for everyone aboard.
6511 North Winthrop Loyola University Chicago, IL 60626 +1 773 508 2575
The Joseph J. Gentile Center is situated on the campus of The Loyola University in Chicago. It can seat around 5,200 people and is the home of the Loyola Ramblers Men's and Ladies basketball program. The center has three full-sized courts and 18 baskets to ensure each student gets individual attention. The Center is located on the Lake Shore campus and is used for recreation, athletics and special events.
600 East Grand Avenue Navy Pier Chicago, IL 60611 +1 877 299 7845
Mystic Blue Cruises offers travelers a fun sightseeing tour of Chicago. Enjoy the magnificent Chicago skyline and the other beautiful sights of this great city from a ship. The cruise serves great food and drinks as well. For all those party animals, they can dance and drink away to glory while enjoying the sights of the beautiful star-studded Chicago skyline at night. Call for timings.
808 North Lake Shore Drive Streeterville Chicago, IL 60611 +1 312 742 7891
Comprising an area of 5.79 acres (2.34 hectares), the Lake Shore Park lies overlooking the Outer Harbor, while also offering stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline. Besides the stunning view and the fresh air, this park also offers a range of facilities like baseball fields, tennis courts, jogging or walking paths, and gyms. The Lake Shore Park also plays host to various programs and events, so do call ahead.
2401 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60614 +1 312 742 7994
Enjoy outdoor theater as only Chicago can do it. Located in Lincoln Park, yards from Lake Michigan, this summer theater dates back to 1942, when it featured amateur productions. It now boasts encore performances by some of the city's many renowned production companies, including Second City, the Steppenwolf Theatre, the Eclipse Theater and the Porchlight Theater. Call for ticket availability.
11141 South Cottage Grove Avenue corner of 112th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL 60628 +1 773 785 8901
This center offers displays, self guided tour brochures and video presentations about Pullman, the country's first planned industrial community. Exhibits include "Pullman: The Man, The Car, The Company, The Model Town, The Strike, The Landmark Community in Chicago." The foundation also operates the Pullman Historic Landmark District Hotel Florence Restaurant & Museum, named for George Pullman's daughter.
West Winona Street Chicago, IL 60640 +1 773 878 1184
One of the many North side neighborhoods of Chicago, Uptown is an important commercial and cultural center. Home to the entertainment landmark Broadway, this area was once an entertainment hub with Charlie Chaplin and Gloria Swanson being the regular visitors. It is also home to the celebrated Graceland Cemetery.
The University of Chicago has done it all, from the
birth of the atomic bomb to the first living donor living transplant to the birth of sociological study. On a lighter note, Chicago's famous Second City comedy group was ...
The Clarke House Museum is one of those very few
architectural specimens from the Greek Revival Style. This style was well known during the 19th century. This structure built in 1836 is regarded as one of the oldest surviving ...
Pick up free city guides (available in various languages) and
information on the events and attractions of the city. While you are at the Chicago Cultural Center, browse the various art galleries and find out about the weddings and ...