millennium park
  • Iconic Chicago
Iconic Chicago: Millennium Park – from the gritty past to the shiny future

Our monthly series Iconic Chicago looks at some of the most famous locations in our city. We’ll explore the history of these places and why they have earned the love of residents and tourists alike. The latest installment of Iconic Chicago explores the history of Millennium Park. Next time you visit the park, take our […]

September 14, 2022

bucktown
  • City
From goats to hipsters: the story of Bucktown

These days, Bucktown is one of the city’s hippest places to live, but for most of its history it has been a working-class neighborhood, populated mostly by communities of immigrants. Between Western Ave. and the North Branch of the Chicago River sits the triangle-shaped Bucktown. Although it’s generally mentioned in tandem with its sister neighborhood […]

September 7, 2022

  • Activities
Your Guide to Chicago Festivals: September 2022

Every month during street festival season, eAtlas will provide a rundown of the many festivals taking place throughout Chicago every weekend. September’s collection takes advantage of the milder temperatures with many art festivals, ethnic celebrations, and even a few Oktoberfests. Check it all out below. Sept. 2-5 With a theme of “Back to culture. Back […]

September 1, 2022

Buckingham Fountain
  • Iconic Chicago
Iconic Chicago: Buckingham Fountain – The Lyric of the Lake

Although the marquee of the Chicago Theatre and the Bean are arguably more famous symbols of the city, perhaps nothing represents the majesty of Chicago better than the Buckingham Fountain, located in the center of Grant Park. In recognition of the 95th anniversary of its dedication on Aug. 26, 1927, let’s look at its history. […]

August 30, 2022

kalamazoo
  • Tours
How Kalamazoo Became ‘Mall City’

The Kalamazoo Mall is one of five stops on our free walking tour of downtown Kalamazoo. Learn more about its history and how it earned the moniker.    To learn more about this historic district, take the eATLAS tour Downtown Kalamazoo Historic Walking Tour, crafted by Discover Kalamazoo and featuring Richard Piet of The Richard […]

August 26, 2022

  • Iconic Chicago
Iconic Chicago: Lincoln Park – The Ultimate Playground

Our monthly series Iconic Chicago looks at some of the most famous locations in our city. We’ll explore the history of these places and why they have earned the love of residents and tourists alike. The latest installment of Iconic Chicago explores the history of Lincoln Park. Next time you’re in Lincoln Park, take our […]

August 22, 2022

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