- State: IL
- Country: United States
McCormick Place Convention Center, The Sears Tower, The Loop, Magnificent Mile, Streetville, Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, Chicago Harbor. Most upscale Chicago hotels are located on the north side, The Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Hilton and most others.
Chicago is a museum of modern architecture. The steel-frame skyscraper was born here in the late 19th century. The city's architectural heritage includes designs by Daniel H. Burnham, Louis Sullivan, William Le Baron Jenney, Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation is at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park 60302, 708-848-1976
CHICAGO, located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, is the county seat of Cook County. For many years, it was the second largest American city in population, but in 1982 it dropped to third, overtaken by Los Angeles. Chicago population: 2,890,120; Greater Chicago population: 7,900,500; Nine County Metropolitan Area: 9,939,351 TRANSPORTATION Chicago Airport System: 800-832-6352
O'Hare International Airport: World’s busiest airport. 30 minutes from downtown. 773-686-2200
Midway Airport: 5700 Cicero Ave. 20 minutes from downtown. 773-838-0600
Chicago, located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, is the county seat of Cook County. For many years, it was the…