Urban travelers in Chicago

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Urban travelers in Chicago

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An open Sky Museum
Art & Street Culture
201 E Randolph St

If the Midwestern capital is known for its architecture and skyline extending along Lake Michigan, it has already been spotted in the public art arena. It has long been associated with urban and artistic development.

Logan Square & Wicker Park
Art & Street Culture
Milwaukee Avenue

From Wicker Park to Logan Square, walk up Milwaukee Avenue to discover the many works that adorn the walls of this cool Chicago area.

Art & Street Culture

From the 1960s to the present day, Pilsen has become a hotspot for the Mexican street art movement.

Wabash Arts Corridor
Art & Street Culture
Wabash Ave

The Wabash Art Corridor is a must-see for street art in Chicago, where many murals are concentrated.

The Violet Hour
Urban Gastronomy
1520 N. Damen Ave

This is the Violet Hour, which in 2007 introduced speakeasy style and the nascent “cocktail culture” to this hard-drinking town.

Oz Park
Cool Spots
N Lincoln Ave, N Larrabee St.

When the city of Chicago decided to improve the dilapidated Lincoln Park neighborhood, it chose to honor author L. Frank Baum, who lived in the area in the 1890s, by developing the whimsical Oz Park.

Willis Tower Glass Platform
Cool Spots
Western Hemisphere

The second-tallest building in the Western Hemisphere (the tallest if you’re not counting antennas) provides an unrivaled view of a cityscape, all from the comfort of four glass platforms suspended 1,353 feet in the air.



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