At first – back in 1835 here was a group of cottages near the Chicago River – the city was animated by activities, then was rightly called “The City That Works”. By 1890 it became the second biggest city in USA, after New York. In 1871, when a small fire in the western city turned into a fiery inferno, destroying everything inside the city, residents had the opportunity to rebuild the city from the foundation. This resulted in wide streets and better sanitation .
Chicago, Illinois is famous for jazz and blues clubs, and rightly so. But if music is not like, you can dine in the finest restaurants – you will find everything from ribs to exotic food.
Perhaps the most important feature of the town is its magnificent architecture. Though not as big as New York, downtown is unsurpassed in beauty due to different styles of buildings. You can live an unforgettable experience in the heart of the town – standing on the bridge over the Chicago River, Wrigley Building on one side you have the towers and the other great center. Chicago Architecture Foundation is located on Michigan Avenue organizes tours of the buildings in town.
The most important attractions include the Sears Tower, Hancock Building (with the The Signature Room restaurant and bar), Navy Pier (where you can enjoy a tour of the city on water, a museum of paintings on glass, Children’s Museum with toys, shopping , food and art – we recommend you roasted almonds with cinnamon and fresh lemonade.) Shedd Aquarium, the Art Institute, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium. Do not forget to walk on the waterfront, where you can see the Buckingham Fountain. As a novelty, Millennium Park hosts amazing gardens, fountains, a promenade and plenty of other attractions.
If you are in Chicago, step out of the taxi and take a little walk. There are plenty of “gems” hidden in every corner of the city, waiting for you to discover them.