Chicago's Adler Planetarium is America's first planetarium and a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers. Chicago's Adler Planetarium is America's first planetarium and a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers.
The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Recognized for its curatorial efforts and popularity among visitors, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million guests annually.
Buckingham Fountain is a Chicago landmark in the center of Grant Park. Dedicated in 1927, it is one of the largest fountains in the world. Built in a Rocky rococo wedding cake style and inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles, it is meant to allegorically represent Lake Michigan.
The Chicago Park District is the oldest and one of the largest park districts in the United States. As of 2016, there are over 580 parks included in the Chicago Park District as well as 31 beaches, several boat harbors, two botanic conservatories, a zoo, and 11 museums.
The most prominent ones exist in the United States and Canada in New York City, San Francisco, and Vancouver. New York City is home to the largest ethnic Chinese population outside of Asia, including several Chinatowns in and around Manhattan, Flushing, and Brooklyn.
Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. The sculpture and AT&T Plaza are located on top of Park Grill, between the Chase Promenade and McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink.
Chicago, IL 60602 Designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, the Crown Fountain in Millennium Park is a major addition to the city's world-renowned public art collection. The fountain consists of two 50-foot glass block towers at each end of a shallow reflecting pool.
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum explores the art, architecture, and design of the late 19th-century with a focus on the Gilded Age. The Museum is located just steps from the Magnificent Mile within the meticulously restored Nickerson Mansion, renowned as Gilded Age Chicago’s “Marble Palace.”
Turn right (north), and drive 1.5 miles to Chicago Avenue. Turn right (east) on Chicago Avenue. The Home and Studio is 3 blocks east on the right side of the street. Public Transportation. From downtown Chicago (CTA) Take westbound Green Line L train to the Oak Park stop. Walk under tracks and go north 5 blocks on Oak Park Avenue to Chicago Avenue.
Garfield Park is a 184-acre (0.74 km 2) urban park located in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on Chicago's West Side. It was designed as a pleasure ground by William LeBaron Jenney and is the oldest of the three large original Chicago West Side parks (Humboldt Park, Garfield, and Douglas Park).
The Jay Pritzker Pavilion is one of the premier outdoor Amphitheatres in the Chicago. Located centrally in Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. The Pavilion itself offers an incredibly unique design, brought together by architect Frank Gehry.
The section of the park adjacent to the Lincoln Park neighborhood contains the Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Conservatory, an outdoor theatre, a rowing canal, the Chicago History Museum, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, the North Pond Nature Sanctuary, North Avenue Beach, playing fields, a very prominent statue of General Ulysses S. Grant, as well as a famous statue of Abraham Lincoln (and many other statues).
The Lincoln Park Commission constructed the Lincoln Park Conservatory in phases between 1890 and 1895, replacing a small greenhouse that dated from the 1870s.Nationally renowned architect Joseph Lyman Silsbee designed the Conservatory in collaboration with architect M.E. Bell.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States. Explore the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden as we learn about what's blooming and get a close-up look at the inner parts of flowers. This is an all ages, drop-in program. No registration required. Meet at the south end of the boardwalk in the garden. Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs ...
Marina City offers its residents a great location and private balcony's at one of the best value's in the area. Marina City is located in Chicago, Illinois in the 60654 zip code. This apartment community was built in 1962 and has 60 stories with 896 units.
Michigan Avenue Bridge is a double-leaf, double-deck, fixed counterweight, trunnion bascule bridge. It was engineered by the Chicago Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering; Edward H. Bennett was the consulting architect and William A. Mulcahy the chief engineer of construction.
Chicago's Museum Campus is the official name for an area that is home to the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field. Chicago's Museum Campus is the official name for an area that is home to the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Soldier Field.
Navy Pier, a not-for-profit landmark Originally completed in 1916 as part of Daniel Burnham's plan for Chicago, Navy Pier is an iconic city landmark inspiring discovery and wonder. Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million visitors have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences.
For over 160 years, the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has served a unique role in the city of Chicago connecting children of all ages to nature and science through immersive exhibits, fun family events, important conservation research and in-depth education programs, inspiring the wonder in all of us.
Shedd Aquarium, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization, gratefully acknowledges the sustaining contributions of the people of Chicago, State of Illinois and Chicago Park District. Shedd is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a Smithsonian Affiliate, and Humane Conservation Certified by American Humane.
Soldier Field has served as the home venue for a number of other sports teams in its history, including the Chicago Cardinals of the NFL, University of Notre Dame football, and the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer, as well as games from the 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup, and multiple CONCACAF Gold Cup championships.
In 1922, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary, the Chicago Tribune announced an international competition for a new downtown headquarters. The competition sought, "...for Chicago, the most beautiful building in the world." A total of $100,000 in prize money was offered with a $50,000 prize for the winner.
Wrigley Building. The Wrigley Building (400-410 North Michigan Avenue, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois) is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower on the Magnificent Mile. It was built to house the corporate headquarters of the Wrigley Company.