Magnificent mile
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Iconic Chicago: The Magnificent Mile – from casualty to achievement

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 the Magnificent Mile. Next time you’re downtown, take our self-guided […]

November 11, 2022

Museum of Science and Industry
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Iconic Chicago: Museum of Science and Industry

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 the Museum of Science and Industry. Located in Jackson Park […]

October 10, 2022

millennium park
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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

Buckingham Fountain
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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

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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

navy pier chicago
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Iconic Chicago: Navy Pier – The Gate to the Big Blue

Our monthly series 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 Navy Pier. If you haven’t been to Navy Pier in a while, […]

July 26, 2022

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