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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
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Chicago Grand Tour and Admission to 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
"Explore Chicago’s North Side and South Side on this comprehensive guided city tour! See Chicago’s highlights and visit the impressive 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory) for magnificent views of the Windy City! Take a narrated coach tour with known as the ‘front lawn of the city.’ See Soldier Field the Adler Planetarium with its massive sky dome.. Pass by the world's largest aquarium the Shedd Aquarium see the Field Museum of Natural History and travel through the South Commons a new 'close- in' residential community. You'll also get to pass by President Obama's old neighborhood and see where he used to live!On the North Side
From $63.00
 
Chicago North Side Tour
"On this tour of Chicago’s North Side take a narrated coach drive with your guide through the city. Travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its masterpiece the Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Ride down Wacker Drive the double-decked street that winds its way through the city. Then travel over the Chicago River made to flow backwards by one of the world's greatest engineering feats. See the famous Wrigley Building
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Although the Tribune Tower (1922-25), built for the Chicago Tribune newspaper, is a magnificent example of 'sortof Gothic' skyscraper, with some elements strongly reminiscent of European Gothic...
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leics
Oct 17, 2012

Tribune Tower

This neo-Gothic beauty is the home of the Chicago Tribune newspaper and impossible to miss. Built in 19922-1925, the architects - John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood - won a competition held by the...
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goodfish
Feb 16, 2012

TRIBUNE TOWER

Located at 435 North Michigan Avenue,TRIBUNE TOWER is a nwo-gothic building and houses the Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio and CNN's Chicago Bureau.Construction on the tower was completed in 1925 and...
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LoriPori
Jul 01, 2011

WGN Radio @ Tribune Tower

WGN Radio has a 1st floor studio with a window located in the Tribune Tower. If you walk by on weekdays, you may be able to look in on a live broadcast. There is usually something going on in there...
grkboiler
Apr 04, 2011

Tribune Tower

Home of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Tribune Tower is a beautiful neo-gothic skyscraper. While the architecture is worth a look, what really makes the building worth stopping are actually the parts of...
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Rabbityama
Jul 10, 2010

The Tribune Tower

Built in 1925 this 462 feet (141 m) tall limestone building was the winning design of a 1922 international competion. Sponsored by the Tribune Company, architects were challenged to design the world's...
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tim07
Apr 02, 2010

Chicago Tribune

Formerly self-styled as the "World's Greatest Newspaper”, although only the eighth largest newspaper in America by circulation. The building was built in 1922-25 and designated a Chicago landmark in...
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grayfo
Sep 02, 2009

Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue

To celebrate its 75th anniversary in 1922, the Chicago Tribune launched an international design competition, asking architects to come up with plans for the most beautiful office building in the...
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Jefie
Oct 13, 2008

The Tribune Tower

My one serious walking tour of Chicago began on a Sunday morning, on what turned into a beautiful sunny day with temperatures of about 16 C. Drifting over to Michigan Avenue, the first building to...
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Bwana_Brown
May 13, 2008

The Chicago Tribune Tower

Walking around on Michigan Avenue is a veritable "feast" for the eyes. The architecture here is amazing. One of the buildings, The Chicago Tribune Tower, was one of my particular favorites. I became...
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keida84
Jan 18, 2007

The Chicago Tribune Tower

The Chicago Tribune Tower is an impressive Gothic style building on Michigan Ave. And while the building is impressive and beautiful the most interesting feature is the fact that the facade of the...
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GandalfOnTour
Aug 29, 2006

Tribune Tower

Another beautiful Chicago building. The Tribune Company is one of Chicago's biggest and most famous. They own the Chicago Tribune, newspaper, television and radio stations, & the Chicago Cubs,...
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spgood301
Feb 13, 2006
 
 
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Wrigley Building

When chewing-gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. started scouting locations for his company headquarters, he wanted to make a strong impression. He found just the spot on a triangular piece of land at the...
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Magnificent Mile/Michigan Avenue

Pioneer Court is an open space which is the start of Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Located on the east side of North Michigan Avenue just north of the Chicago River and just south of the Tribune Tower....
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Michigan Avenue Bridge

Michigan Avenue Bridge crosses the Chicago River to connect the Loop with the Magnificient Mile in downtown Chicago. This bascule bridge was completed in 1920, and it was built in what could be...
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Shaw's Crab House

Known for their crab and oysters .. they have amazing seafood. We have been here many times and both their loations are great .. and expensive. I like the romantic jazzy atmosphere . the service...
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London Guarantee Building

After crossing the Michigan Avenue bridge, I came face to face with what I consider to be one of the most impressive of Chicago's buildings - I just liked the curved front and majestic entrance...
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Marina City

Marina City is a 61 storey building that occupies an entire city block, due to their unique shape, the towers are locally known as the 'corn cobs'. Designed by architect Bertrand Goldberg and built in...
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