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Bear Down, Chicago Bears!

This week’s blog post focuses on the history of the Chicago Bears. If you’re making your way to a game this season and want to do something before the tailgate starts, check out eATLAS’ scavenger hunt of public art at the Museum Campus directly north of Soldier Field. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) In 1919, the […]

August 31, 2023

Sears
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Iconic Chicago: Sears Tower

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 Sears Tower. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) From 1973 until […]

June 1, 2023

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Iconic Chicago: The Museum Campus

Consisting of the Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium, the Museum Campus offers interactive, educational exhibits in one of the most picturesque spots in Chicago. Next time you visit, check out eATLAS’ scavenger hunt of the public art on display. By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) A world-class city needs world-class museums, and […]

April 12, 2023

marshall field
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Iconic Chicago: Marshall Field & Co. – from rags to riches

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 Marshall Field, both the landmark State Street store and the […]

January 26, 2023

Chicago theatre
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Iconic Chicago: The Chicago Theatre – wonder theatre of the world

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 Chicago Theatre, which is one stop on eATLAS’ walking tour of classic […]

December 21, 2022

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

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