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More filters. Sort order. Connie marked it as to-read Jan 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The collection was moved to its current location in Grant Park in and is part of the Museum Campus.
Exhibits range from a taxidermy collection of large animals such as African elephants to an extensive collection of Native American artifacts. The font is famous for its grand size and for the height of its spray, which can reach as high as 15 stories. Today, the beautiful limestone structure is home to the City Gallery, which exhibits works by local artists and photographers.
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the skyscraper offers panoramic views of the entire city.
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Visitors can take a second elevator ride to the Observatory on the 94th floor, which features an open-air skywalk. On the 96th floor is a lounge where guests can sip a cocktail or beverage while enjoying the view. No other feature better illustrates the character of Chicago than the waterway that runs through the city. In , the city completed an incredible engineering project: reversing the flow of Chicago River. Through the installation of a series on canal locks, the water was directed to empty into the Mississippi River instead of Lake Michigan.
Today, the mile-long pedestrian Riverwalk that runs along the south bank of the river as it winds through the downtown district offers visitors a lush green space where they can stroll and take in the sights of the city.
Long before it opened, Millennium Park had become notorious for delays and cost-overruns, missing its titular date by a wide margin. However, when it was finished, the biggest shock of all came when it turned out to be quite nice. An ice rink accommodates skaters in the winter and serves as an open-air restaurant in the summer.
Built in , the 1, meter 3, foot long pier juts out of Lake Michigan and features a Ferris wheel, carousel and an IMAX theater. A section of Michigan Avenue that runs from Oak Street to the Chicago River, the Magnificent Mile is considered one the best shopping districts in the world. The street got its nickname from real estate magnate Arthur Rubloff in the s.