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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
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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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Tribune Tower

The Tribune Tower is actually the result of a competition organized in 1922 by the Chicago Daily Tribune for the “most beautiful and eye-catching building in the world”. The Tower won the frist prize...
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Muya
Apr 29, 2005

Tribune Tower

If you do not have enough money and time to visit Westminster Abbey, ancient pyramides, Cologne cathedral and rocks from the moon, find pieces of all that in Chicago Tribune Tower which is just across...
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Dec 12, 2004

Tribune Tower Entrance

The Gothic entrance to the Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue is amazing. You have to see it up close to appreciate the detail in the work. There is also a statue of American patriot Nathan Hale...
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Feb 22, 2004

Base of the Tribune Tower

The base of the Tribune Tower contains fragments and bricks from over 130 historically significant landmarks all over the world, including:Taj Mahal (India)Parthenon (Athens)Bunker Hill...
grkboiler
Feb 22, 2004

Tribune Tower

The Tribune Tower, headquarters for the Tribune Company, was finished in 1925. It is modeled after the Cathedral of Rouen, France. The design was actually part of a worldwide competition for the most...
grkboiler
Feb 22, 2004

The Tribune Tower

Across Michigan Ave from the equally renowned Wrigley Building. The "gothic design" building was completed in 1925. We are hoping that the planned "Trump Tower" to replace the Sun-Times building will...
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shrimp56
Oct 15, 2003

Studs Terkel

The master of oral history and a living, walking, breathing, talking institution! Studs has interviewed just about everybody, the famous and ordinary alike. A stalwart on the Chicago media scene since...
sambarnett
Dec 29, 2002

Look up!!!

Just walking around looking at the buildings is enough to satisfy me!! There is some great Architecture in Chicago!!
CoAir13
Jan 30, 2004
 
 
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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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