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CHICAGO | Originally known as Weeghman Park, Wrigley Field was built in 1914 and is the second oldest ballpark in the majors (after Fenway Park). On April 20, 1916, the Cubs played and won their first game at Weeghman Park. In 1920, the Wrigley family purchased the Cubs from the

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CHICAGO | Skydeck Chicago is open year-round to offer impressive views and a touch of adrenaline to its visitors. At 1,535 feet high, it is part of the tallest building in the Western hemisphere – Willis Tower (better known by locals as Sears Tower). Whether or not you have the

buckingham fountain loop

CHICAGO | The Buckingham Fountain was opened in 1927 and is one of the world’s largest fountains, with a water capacity of 1.5 million gallons. It was built in the Rococo style, and inspired by the Latona fountain in Versailles, as an allegorical representation of Lake Michigan. The four seahorses

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CHICAGO | Navy Pier stretches across the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan and spans more than 3,000 feet. Opened in 1916, the Municipal Pier (as it was first called) was designed by architect Charles Summer Frost. Daniel Burnham, Director of Works for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, originally envisioned

millennium park loop

CHICAGO | Millennium Park offers a lively atmosphere encompassing immaculate landscaping and inspiring architecture right in the heart of the city. The 24.5-acre park was brought to life by renowned artists and architects such as Frank Gehry, replacing an eyesore with awe-inspiring design. Since its opening in 2004, Millennium Park

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CHICAGO | Akin to Paris’ Champs-Elysees, the “Mag Mile” is Chicago’s lavish and largest shopping district. It encompasses a 13-block stretch of North Michigan Avenue, and showcases incredible dining, shopping and entertainment options. The district offers more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants, and 60 hotels and entertainment attractions. The original

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CHICAGO | Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour is the ultimate way to experience the city’s incredible structures. The company behind it, Wendella, was started by a carpenter in 1935. The first tour lasted 30 minutes and cost 25-cents per passenger. Today, it’ll cost you more than a quarter to ride on

little goat diner west loop

CHICAGO | The West Loop is arguably one Chicago’s best neighborhoods for dining out. Stephanie Izard, former Top Chef winner is one of the reasons why West Randolph Avenue has been dubbed “restaurant row” in recent years. It seems that everything Izard touches to turns to gold. After great success